Waymo will add 10 of its vehicle vehicles to the Lyft platform the next few months, according to CEO John Krafcik. When the Waymo vehicles are on the platform, lift users in the area will have the opportunity to choose a Waymo directly from the Lifting app for qualified rides.
"This first step in our partnership will allow us to introduce the Waymo Driver to the Lift Users, enabling them to take it for many, will be their first trip in a self-propelled vehicle," says Krafcik in a blog. Published Tuesday
Company, which spun out To become a business under Alphabet, Waymo One launched in the Phoenix area in December. The Waymo One self-propelled car service and app was only available to Phoenix residents who were part of their early equestrian program, which aimed to bring ordinary people into their self-propelled minivans.