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Waymo will launch paid robotaxi service in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Posted on AllSides April 9th, 2024
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Tech startup Waymo said Tuesday that it would begin offering paid robotaxi rides in Los Angeles beginning Wednesday, as the nation’s experiment with self-driving car technology picks up steam. Waymo, a spinoff of Google, had announced plans for a service in Los Angeles in January as it sought state regulatory approval and local support. It’s been offering free “on tour” rides since, and last month it received regulatory approval for the expansion to a paid service, despite pushback from the Teamsters union and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation. Waymo...

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