The department of California motors vehicles unveils how companies regulating autonomous cars in the state are operating. California is known as the world capital for testing self-driving cars.
With its great weather and deep technology conjunction deeply rooted in Silicon Valley, companies congregate the state.
Each year, the 55 companies with authentic permits to conduct such test must report back to the state government. On Tuesday we got an information on what they all did in 2020.
The considerable players in the space are waymo and cruise, enhanced their metrics in terms of disengagements per number of miles driven.
Disengagement is when the human backup driver has to take over because the self-driving system fails in some way.
Waymo Company was one of the best with just 21 disengagements in 2020. Cruise company with hefty backing from general motors was able to double the number of miles robocar went before disengagement