COVID-19 pandemic: Waymo, Cruise, Argo, suspend autonomous vehicle tests

Corporate developments

Alphabet unit Waymo said it was temporarily suspending robotaxi services in Phoenix that require a backup driver

Self-driving technology companies, including Waymo, Cruise, Argo, and have suspended autonomous vehicle testing that involves backup drivers, as the self-driving firms are trying to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters reported on 18 March.

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