Waymo CEO John Krafick recently spoke with Patrick McGee, SF Correspondent for The Financial Times, where they reflected on developments in 2020, and what’s to come in 2021.
About Waymo: Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. With the Waymo Driver, we can improve the world’s mobility while saving thousands of lives.
01:45 Waymo's Decision to Develop for Full Autonomy
06:04 Automation Complacency
09:58 Why is Development Taking So Long?
12:45 Why Do You Have a Steering Wheel?
17:21 What Would Happen If Waymo Deployed in 5 New Cities Right Now?
19:45 How Does Profitability Come Into Play?
23:58 Who is Waymo's Biggest Competitor?
27:10 What Would You Do Differently?
28:28 When Will The Driverless Revolution Arrive?
30:44 Will My 3 Year Old Need A Driver's License?
32:30 The Future of Regular Driving