FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars – Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

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DETROIT (AP) – Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership.Waymo, Google’s self-driving car project, said Tuesday it’s adding 500 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans to its self-driving vehicle fleet. It will allow hundreds of people in the Phoenix area to take rides in the vehicles so it can get feedback on the experience.Phoenix-area residents could apply on Waymo’s website starting Tuesday. The vehicles will also pick up riders in Chandler, Tempe, Mesa and Gilbert, Waymo said. All of the vehicles will have Waymo backup drivers who can take over in an emergency.

Source: FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars – Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

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