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Google’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, may work with Honda on self-driving car tech.
Waymo is in discussions with Honda about integrating its self-driving car tech into Honda cars, Honda wrote in a press release on Wednesday. As part of the collaboration, Honda may provide Waymo with vehicles for its test fleet.
A Google spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider that it’s in talks with Honda.
“We’re looking forward to exploring opportunities to collaborate with Honda to advance fully self-driving technology and make our roads safer,” the spokesperson said.
As of June 30, Google is using 34 of its “Koala” vehicles that come without pedals or a steering wheel as well as 24 Lexus SUVs retrofitted with Google’s autonomous tech for its test fleet.
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