• Waymo's Pacificas Pass Demanding Death Valley Heat Testing

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Waymo recently took some of its custom Chrysler Pacifica models to the Death Valley in California for heat testing, and the units managed to operate normally despite the extreme heat. According to Simon Ellgas, a senior Waymo thermal engineer that helped monitor the testing, it was hot enough out there during the test to melt the soles of his shoes to the road while he was outside the vehicle. While the Chrysler Pacifica previously underwent similar testing as part of becoming certified for consumer use, the additional heat generated by the AI systems and sensors inherent in Waymo's...
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