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Blog Waymo Orders 62,000 Chrysler Vans Ahead of Self-Driving Taxi Service Launch

Discussion in 'Autonomous Vehicles' started by TMC Staff, May 31, 2018.

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    Alphabet’s self-driving car unit Waymo seems pretty confident. They’re so bullish that they’ve agreed to purchase up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to add to their self-driving fleet. The company said earlier this year that it intended to purchase “thousands” of vans from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), but the latest announcement is an expansion...
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    Interesting. There were rumors Fiat was going to announce shutting down Chrysler this Friday.
     
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    This is big news and indicates that Waymo likely has a large lead on everyone. Although the term "ordered" is more likely "reserved production".
     

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