Waymo, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet,
recently announced that it is running its
autonomous vehicles in the Phoenix, Arizona area without any safety
drivers, and that in the coming months it will launch the first
driverless ride-hailing service. Waymo’s announcement has
reignited discussions about driverless cars.
Yet during discussions about autonomous vehicles we shouldn’t
forget that driverless trucks, which have faced more opposition
han driverless cars, could also change our lives for the better if
hey’re included in efforts to speed up autonomous vehicle
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