Waymo has tens of thousands people on San Francisco robotaxi waitlist, co-CEO says
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By Paresh Dave and Hyunjoo Jin
(Reuters) – Waymo has given hundreds of people robotaxi rides since its test rollout in San Francisco in August, with tens of thousands more residents on a waitlist, the Alphabet Inc company’s co-chief executive said on Friday at the Reuters Next conference.
Waymo is among a small number of companies around the world that have billions of dollars in financing to develop self-driving cars and trucks.
But progress toward wide-scale service has been slow. San Francisco, a city of nearly 900,000 people, is just the second test site for passenger service for Waymo, founded in 2009.
“We are building a business. So we’re really focused on how to commercialize this technology,” Co-CEO Tekedra Mawakana said, adding that it is looking into …