Amazon’s Zoox is testing self-driving cars in Seattle so they can learn to cope with lots of rain

  • Amazon-owned robotaxi startup Zoox is set to start testing self-driving cars on the streets of Seattle.
  • Zoox’s cofounder and Chief Technology Officer Jesse Levinson told Bloomberg there were two reasons Zoox had picked Seattle as its new testing ground.
  • Seattle is also the home town of Zoox’s parent company, Amazon, which bought Zoox in June 2020 for a reported $1.2 billion.


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