Google, AutoNation Partner on Self-driving Car Program
Google is partnering with AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, in its push to build a self-driving car.
AutoNation said Thursday that its dealerships will provide maintenance and repairs for Waymo’s self-driving fleet of Chrysler Pacifica vehicles. The agreement will include additional models when Waymo brings them on line.
Terms of the multi-year deal were not disclosed.
Google has been partnering with a number of car-centric companies like Avis, the ridesharing company Lyft, and Fiat Chrysler.
AutoNation Inc., based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, runs about 360 dealerships in the U.S.