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Waymo Expands Driverless Car Program In Metro Phoenix

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Monday, October 12, 2020 - 11:36am
Updated: Monday, October 12, 2020 - 11:42am

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Waymo has chosen Arizona to test the first commercial, driverless taxi service, called Waymo One.

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to take a ride in a car with no one sitting in the driver’s seat, you could have your chance soon. Waymo announced last week it’s expanding its self-driving car program in the Phoenix area. 

More than 1,000 people who have signed up for the company’s ride-hailing service will be able to try it out — driverless.

The company says it’s aiming to open the service to the general public soon. 

The Show spoke about Waymo's plans with Andrew Hawkins, who covers transportation for the Verge.

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