Google’s Waymo branch starts testing with autonomous trucks next week.
The trucks will be transporting freight to Google’s data centres in the American city of Atalanta (Georgia). Waymo already finished tests with trucks in California and Arizona. The company announces that it trucks are approaching human driving capability. A back-up driver will still be present in the cabin.
See Waymo’s announcement at https://medium.com/waymo/same-driver-different-vehicle-bringing-waymo-self-driving-technology-to-trucks-e55824b55b8f