Waymo becomes first company to get fully driverless vehicles on California roads

Waymo becomes first self-driving company to receive a permit to start testing its fully driverless cars on public roads in California.


November 1, 2018

Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo has been granted the first permit in California to begin fully driverless testing on public roads (starting with a limited geographic area in Silicon Valley).

While Waymo is officially the first in California, according to TechCrunch, there is at least one other company “waiting in the wings.” 

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