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Waymo Corporate Office Address

Waymo, LLC
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, California 94043

Contact Waymo

Phone Number: (650) 253-0000
Fax Number: (650) 253-0001
Website: https://waymo.com/
Email: Email Waymo

Waymo Facts

Founder: Sebastian Thrun
Date Founded: 2009
Founding Location: Mountain View, California
Number of Employees: 10

Waymo Executives

CEO: John Krafcik
CFO: Gerard Dwyer
COO: Shaun Stewart

Waymo History

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Waymo is a self-driving car development company and a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet.

The company was started by Sebastian Thrun, a co-inventor of Google Street View. The development team consisted of 15 Google employed engineers, who won the 2005 DARPA prize of $2 million.

Their self-driving cars began testing in 2009. Some states had issues with the vehicles as all traffic and parking laws were made with the idea that a human being was driving and was ultimately responsible.

Nevada passed laws in 2011 allowing for special plates and identification of self-driving cars but still required that one person is behind the wheel in case of emergency or malfunction. Waymo3

In 2014, the company unveiled a new prototype with no controls at all – no brake pedal, steering wheel, or gas pedal. This vehicle, nicknamed Firefly, was tested in San Francisco, California, as well as in Santa Clara, California, as well as Austin, Texas. No problems were encountered.

Google’s robotic cars have about $150,000 in equipment including a LIDAR system. The rangefinder is mounted on top of the vehicle, which uses a Velodyne 64-beam laser. This laser allows the vehicle to generate a detailed 3D map of the environment. The car then takes these generated maps and combines them with high-resolution maps of the world, producing different types of data models that allow it to drive itself.   Waymo2

There have been a total of 12 accidents involving self-driving cars, none of which were deemed to be the automated cars fault, but rather, persons either manually driving the vehicle or the other vehicle’s driver is at fault.

Waymo has begun an “early rider” program where these automated cars are being used by real persons in everyday situations. These tests are, at this time, only being conducted in Kirkland, Washington, Austin, Texas, metro Phoenix, Arizona, and the Mountain View, California, areas.

In 2017, the company introduced Chrysler hybrid mini-van Pacifica models, the first mass-produced, fully automated cars in the world.

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Waymo FAQs

Question 1: What is the phone number for Waymo?
Answer 1: The phone number for Waymo is (650) 253-0000 .

Question 2: Who is the CEO of Waymo?
Answer 2: The CEO of Waymo is John Krafcik.

Question 3: Who founded Waymo?
Answer 3: Waymo was founded by Sebastian Thrun in 2009.

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Angela July 3, 2018 at 10:11 pm

I want to know where can buy self driving suv 2018 that’s fully drive tell how it works do u stiring wheel all the time and gas and break how much the cost and what colors and can u e mail the suv and tell me all about it I live in kydoes any body ky sell them or tn I need the phone number to call thanks angela


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