Alphabet-owned Waymo said Tuesday it would soon offer self-driving car rides to the public in San Francisco through a testing program that transports passengers in automated Jaguar SUVs on limited routes. The vehicles will have human backup drivers behind the wheel, an incremental step towards its long-term goal of offering a driverless service in the city. Waymo has raised billions of dollars...
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