Despite disagreements within the company Waymo plans to launch the service unmanned taxi this month
According to the Information, the company Waymo plans to launch the service unmanned taxi in the autumn of this year in certain U.S. cities.
Moreover, in October, the first Autonomous cars will start carrying passengers in cities, States and Phoenix Arizona, where the company has already tested their designs.
Within the company there is a conflict between the engineers Waymo and Director John Krafcik (John Krafcik), headed by Waymo in 2015. Earlier, the project of unmanned vehicles was supervised by Chris Urmson (Chris Urmson), but in a couple of years ago, Google hired the former President of the American division of Hyundai. Engineers Waymo dissatisfied with the lack Krafcik real knowledge of automated driving technologies, which he, in particular, sets unrealistic deadlines.
Guide Google wanted to launch unmanned transport in 2016, but the developers Waymo strongly resisted, offering to put behind the wheel people who are at the initial stage will be to control the operation of the computer system.