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Waymo Beefs Up Its Self-Driving Line With Purchase of Up To 62,000 Chrysler Minivans

Well, it looks like Waymo and FCA US are getting along. Google affiliate Waymo will purchase up to 62,000 additional Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans from FCA US starting later this year to begin a national expansion of the company's public driverless ride-hailing fleet, the two companies said.

In addition, Waymo and FCA said the two companies are beginning discussions with FCA about potentially licensing Waymo's autonomous operations technology for use in a future FCA vehicle that would be available to retail customers. However, in the wake of the swirling rumors that the long-starved Chrysler brand will soon follow Maxwell and DeSoto and Plymouth into oblivion, could Waymo soon be purchasing Dodge Pacificas?

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