Chrysler delivers 100 self-driving Pacifica minivans

Chrysler and Waymo (formerly the Google self-driving car project) have announced that production of 100 Pacifica Hybrid minivans built to enable fully self-driving operations has been completed.

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Chrysler and Waymo (formerly the Google self-driving car project) have announced that production of 100 Pacifica Hybrid minivans built to enable fully self-driving operations has been completed.

The self-driving Pacifica minivans are currently being outfitted with Waymo’s fully self-driving technology, including a purpose-built computer and a suite of sensors, telematics and other systems. The self-driving Pacifica minivan is scheduled to join Waymo’s self-driving test fleet in early 2017.

Related: Chrysler to debut electric Pacifica minivan at CES

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“The Pacifica Hybrid will be a great addition to our fully self-driving test fleet. FCA’s product development and manufacturing teams have been agile partners, enabling us to go from program kickoff to full vehicle assembly in just six months,” said John Krafcik, Chief Executive Officer, Waymo. “They’ve been great partners, and we look forward to continued teamwork with them as we move into 2017.”

Source: Chrysler