Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, is the only company that has tested Level 4 vehicles on passengers who are not its employees. On the five-step scale of autonomous driving, Level 4 is the threshold at which a car can drive on pre-mapped routes and handle anything on its planned course without the intervention of a driver. Photo: Handout

Who’s winning the self-driving car race?

Alphabet’s Waymo, which has run self-driving cars over 8 million kilometres in 25 cities and done billions more in computer simulation, is currently leading the pack of companies working on autonomous vehicles

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Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, is the only company that has tested Level 4 vehicles on passengers who are not its employees. On the five-step scale of autonomous driving, Level 4 is the threshold at which a car can drive on pre-mapped routes and handle anything on its planned course without the intervention of a driver. Photo: Handout
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