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John Krafcik, CEO of of Google’s self-driving car unit
The potential promise here is huge — safer roads for everyone, and consequence-free napping behind the wheel for people willing to pay about what a human-driven Uber or Lyft costs today. But you may need to get over the notion of traditional car ownership along the way.
The promise of self-driving cars
“We’re working to build the world’s most experienced driver,” Krafcik said in opening his sales pitch. “Everything that we learn in one of our cars gets passed to all of our cars.”
Waymo’s software has already driven 5 million miles in U.S. cities, including an