Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car division, keeps racking up the miles.
On Wednesday, the company announced it had hit 10 million robot car-driven miles on public roads across 25 cities in states like California, Arizona, and Michigan.
In August, Waymo announced it had reached the 8 million mile mark. Just months before in June, it was at 7 million miles. In less than half a year, the company has tested an additional 3 million miles on public roads.
According to CEO John Krafcik, if you add in simulated rides on a computer, not real roads, Waymo has driven 7 billion miles. Those 10 million daily miles help challenge the self-driving software and put it in situations both new and old. Read more…