Volvo Car Group join hands with Self Driving tech company, Waymo

Volvo Car Group joins hands with Self Driving tech company, Waymo

Volvo Car Group has partnered with self-driving technology provider Waymo.

Self-driving and autonomous vehicles are the latest trends in the auto industry. Artificial Intelligence, machine learning are some of the key factors driving innovations in self-driving cars. 

Waymo One is one of the first public self-driving ride-hailing services. It is actively serving in the US state of Arizona. Different vehicle platforms, goods delivery platforms like Waymo Via and other business applications are leveraging Waymo Driver.

Executive Opinion

Chief technology officer at Volvo Car Group, Henrik Green, said, "Fully autonomous vehicles have the potential to improve road safety to previously unseen levels and to revolutionize the way people live, work and travel. Our global partnership with Waymo opens up new and exciting business opportunities for Volvo Cars, Polestar and Lynk & Co.""

Waymo's Chief Automotive Officer, Adam Frost, said, "This key partnership with Volvo Car Group helps pave the path to the deployment of the Waymo Driver abroad in years to come, and represents an important milestone in the highly competitive autonomous vehicle industry. Volvo Car Group shares our vision of creating an autonomous future where roads are safer, and transportation is more accessible and greener. We’re thrilled to welcome Volvo Car Group as our latest automotive partner."

Waymo and Volvo Car Group's Strategic Partnership

Waymo self-driving technology stack is called as "Waymo Driver". Both companies will work towards the integration of the Waymo Driver with an all-new mobility-focused electric vehicle platform for ride-hailing services.

Waymo will be an exclusive L4 (SAE International autonomous drive technology) partner for Volvo Car Group, notes the announcement.

Volvo Car Group's strategic affiliates Polestar and Lynk & Co. International is also participating in the Waymo's partnerships.
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