Waymo has largely been testing and operating self-driving cars in the United States. The Alphabet division today announced a partnership with Renault and Nissan to bring autonomous vehicles to France, Japan, and other parts of the world. more… The post Waymo partners with Renault, Nissan to bring self-driving cars around the world appeared first on 9to5Google.... 9to5Google · 1 month
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