Uber Technologies Inc. UBER and Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGGOOGL Waymo will partner to make Waymo’s autonomous-driving technology available on the Uber platform, the companies said Tuesday. The companies will launch their integration later this year with a number of Waymo vehicles in Phoenix. The partnership will impact both the ride-hailing business and the local-delivery business. “Uber has long been a leader in human-operated ridesharing, and the pairing of our pioneering technology and all-electric fleet with their customer network provides Waymo with an opportunity to reach even more people,” Waymo Co-Chief Executive Tekedra Mawakana said in a release.
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