Waymo launches self-driving taxis for paying customers

Waymo launches self-driving taxis for paying customers
CHANDLER, Ariz. — Alphabet’s Waymo on Wednesday launched a significant development in its costly, decade-long quest for autonomous transportation: self-driving taxis that actually generate fares. With little fanfare, the company has begun charging passengers to use its driverless vehicles in a roughly 100-mile zone in four Phoenix suburbs — Chandler, Tempe, Mesa and Gilbert —...