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Waymo's driverless cars undergo 20,000 tests

In a secret site in California, its Chrysler Pacifica minivans have been challenged by what-if scenarios they might encounter on highways and city streets

"We've obsessed over the right kind of information to show at the right time. On the one hand, we're really excited to show off just how much our car can see. At the same time, we don't want to overwhelm users." - Ryan Powell, head of Waymo's user experience design team.

Atwater, California

THERE is a man in a straw hat who earns his pay in Atwater by crossing the street over and over again. Sometimes he stares down at his cellphone, often he wanders outside of the crosswalk, and he's also known to ignore the traffic signal. What he does not do is pay any...

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