Introducing Driverless Taxis into the $7 trillion Self-Driving Industry

Similar to Uber or Lyft, customers order a ride with a smartphone application, but when the Waymo One car arrives it will be driving itself. In the meantime, there is a Waymo One employee who sits in the car ready to hit a red stop button in case something goes wrong, which is a move that is supposed to reassure users in the early days. Waymo’s fleet of cars consists of 600 Chrysler Pacifica minivans decked out with a combination of radar, optical, ultrasound and lidar sensors…