John Krafcik, head of Google sister company Waymo said today (11. Marz 2020) of the magazine Car engine and sport: "We will also experience incredible many interesting cars for human drivers in the future, maybe even more than in the past". Autonomous driving Konne, however, help to commute and make the straws safer. And just three years after Bob Lutz has prophecy, that the autonomous car is destroyed the industry.
It takes much more than expected
Krafcik struggles other Tone as a developer of self-propelled cars long. They often refer to mistakes of people at the tax are responsible for more than 90 percent of the deadly inflation and a flat-plating transition to autonomous driving will save many lives. However, in recent years, it turned out to be significantly longer than initially expected to bring the robot car software for use in everyday life.
Waymo is considered particularly far in the development of technology and operates a test by a robotaxi service in parts of the city of Phoenix in Arizona. Google sister company wants to offer your software "Waymo Driver" also automakers. "We intensively think about the best way to introduce the Waymo Driver on German Strasts. I am particularly motivated to make that, "said Krafcik of the car magazine.
At the same time he craved that the robot car software of its company without the rapid 5G data radio, which is often referred to as a prerequisite for autonomous driving. "Waymo does not need a 5G or 4G. Everything we need is on board the car, "said Krafcik. Mobile radio needed the cars only for additional services such as fleet supersonation.