The American company has not announced when the Waymo One ride-hailing service will be rolled out beyond initial trials, or when it plans to take on overseas markets such as Australia.
When it does arrive, you can expect the Waymo experience to sync closely with Google’s mapping and calendar services to make it easy to catch a ride to your next appointment.
Apple and other tech giants are working on similar programs.
Sliding doors, huge windows and a spacious “rider centric” cabin promise a relaxing ride.
Zeekr is unlikely to sell the box-shaped machine to private customers.
But it is already offering a suave-looking wagon to luxury buyers keen to sidestep established brands.
Named the Zeekr 001, the machine is capable of reaching 100km/h in less than four seconds, and claims more than 700 kilometres of range thanks to a huge 100kWh battery.
The car costs about as much as a Tesla Model 3 in China, where the company says its first batch sold out within days of going on sale.
Originally published as Robotaxis drive closer to reality as Waymo links with EV brand
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