A Waymo self-driving vehicle is parked outside the Alphabet company's offices where it has been testing autonomous vehicles in Chandler, Arizona, US. File photo: Reuters

Self-driving firms including Waymo and Pony.ai suspend car tests, robotaxi services on coronavirus fears

  • Multiple companies have suspended autonomous car testing in the US, joining efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic
  • Alphabet unit Waymo said it was temporarily suspending robotaxi services in Phoenix that require a backup driver, but fully automated services will continue
Topic |   Technology
A Waymo self-driving vehicle is parked outside the Alphabet company's offices where it has been testing autonomous vehicles in Chandler, Arizona, US. File photo: Reuters
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