The company also confirmed that its full autonomous ride hailing service - where there is no safety driver sat behind the wheel - will be available for members of the public to use later in 2018.
In a previous report, Ars Technica dubbed Waymo's self-driving software as the best in the world, with the publication taking particular note of the company's several layers of redundancies, including redundant controls for its cars' brakes, steering, and power supply.
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"That Waymo want to offer one million rides a day shows they're definitely going after Uber", commented Mr Stevens.
The recent death of a pedestrian struck by an Uber-owned self-driving auto in Tempe, Arizona, could toss a monkey wrench into Waymo's plan to deploy the first of its self-driving ride-hailing vehicles by the end of this year. It says, in fact, that it is the only company testing driverless cars on public roads with no one in the front seat.
We'll add up to 20,000 I-PACEs to Waymo's fleet in the next few years - that's enough to drive about a million trips in a typical day. Today, JLR announced it'll partnering up with Waymo in a long-term deal - and it should result in a 20,000 strong fleet of self-driving EVs in the first two years of production.
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The company started testing its self-driving minivans on public roads in Novi, Michigan in late 2017.
"Our ultimate goal is to provide a self-driving vehicle tailored to every trip and every objective", said CEO John Krafcik on stage today at New York's Chelsea Piers. "Our technology has gone through what we regard as the toughest driving test in the world".
Waymo, the former self-driving vehicle unit of Alphabet Inc. Instead of everyone running around like headless chickens trying to create their own self-driving systems, manufacturers can simply link up with Waymo and get everything they need fully developed and tested. In joining forces with Waymo we are pioneering to push the boundaries of technology. It is all-new from the ground up and is a no compromise, desirable and practical electric performance auto.
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