Jaguar I-PACE will first of all be the first premium self-driving electric vehicle in Waymo’s fleet!
First Waymo self-driving I-PACE will started tests in 2018. As well as become part of Waymo’s driverless fleet from 2020.
So up to 20,000 vehicles to join Waymo’s fleet in the first two years of production.
Jaguar Land Rover plus Waymo are to explore other future collaborations!
Whitley, Coventry, UK and Mountain View, CA: Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo today announce a long-term strategic partnership.
Together, the two companies developing the world’s first premium self-driving electric vehicle. Consequently, Waymo’s driverless transportation service.
Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo (formerly Google self-driving car project) will work together to design and engineer self-driving Jaguar I-PACE vehicles. So this long-term strategic collaboration will further Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover’s shared goals. Those goals are:
- to make cars safer
free up people’s valuable time
improve mobility for everyone.
Waymo Jaguar I-PACE vehicles, equipped with Waymo’s self-driving technology started testing. On-road testing and capturing real-world data, thereby allowing Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover engineers to the refine technology. That’s so important to deliver best safety and reliability. So up to 20,000 I-PACE vehicles being built in the first two years of production and be available for riders of Waymo’s driverless service. Consequently serving a potential one million trips per day.
The Jaguar I-PACE launched earlier this 2018 and is the company’s first full-electric SUV. It is all-new from the ground up and is a no compromise, desirable and practical electric performance car. Jaguar Land Rover committing to investing heavily, becoming automotive leaders in autonomous, connected and future electrified technologies.
To date, Waymo is the only company with a fleet of fully self-driving cars. All with no one in the front seat and on public roads. Later this year Waymo will launch the world’s first self-driving transportation service. Thereby allowing members of the public to use Waymo’s app to ask a vehicle.
The Waymo Jaguar I-PACE in 2018 being shown at the New York International Auto Show.
Sources: Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo, Tuesday 27 March 2018