Waymo's new Google company for self-drive vehicles

Yes, Google will no longer manufacture self-propelled cars. Waymo will do it.

Basically, Google X's self-driving vehicle unit, formerly codenamed Chauffeur, has reportedly become an independent under the Alphabet umbrella. Waymo's new CEO Jon Krafcik made the announcement today at a press conference in California.Waymo

As TechCrunch reports, the department ς αυτοκινήτων της Google πρόσφατα απέκτησε στελέχη από έμπειρους ηγέτες επιχειρήσεων. Ο Krafcik που προσλήφθηκε φέτος εργαζόταν για τη Hyundai, ενώ ο πρώην CEO των Airbnb και TripAdviser Shaun προσλήφθηκε επίσης πρόσφατα για να ενισχύσει την .

With the creation of Waymo, Alphabet seems to be trying to promote new technology in the real world by exploring collaborations with existing automakers instead of trying to completely eliminate the driver-man from the equation.

The move was rather expected, considering Alphabet's raison d'être, which came to split them up of Google, but also the delay in promoting self-driving vehicles by regulatory authorities.

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