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Waymo’s self-driving trucks to pull freight for Google in Atlanta

Waymo, the self-ruling vehicle arm of Alphabet Inc, said on Friday it would dispatch a self-driving trucks pilot in Atlanta to convey freight for Google’s server farms.

The declaration comes two days after adversary Uber Technologies said its self-driving trucks will pull freight on Arizona roadways.

Waymo had been street trying its self-driving trucks in California and Arizona in the course of the most recent year, since making it open in July 2017.

“As our self-driving trucks hit the interstates in the area, we will have exceedingly prepared drivers in the taxis to screen frameworks and take control if necessary,” Waymo said in a blog entry.

Self-sufficient vehicles offer a multi-billion-dollar chance to redo urban transportation frameworks, and organizations extending from Tesla Inc and Apple Inc to conventional auto creators, for example, Ford and General Motors are competing to command the market.

Waymo, which is among the pioneers for this innovation, anticipates that self-sufficient vehicles will have the capacity to assume control longer separation trucking in the coming years, while enabling human drivers to deal with neighborhood pickup and conveyance courses.

“On the off chance that you are in the Atlanta region, search for a splendid blue Waymo truck making a run,” Waymo said.