Argo AI has commenced driverless operations in Miami, Florida, and Austin, Texas, two of the eight global cities in which it is currently developing its technology.
“Argo is first to go driverless in two major American cities, safely operating among heavy traffic, pedestrians and bicyclists in the busiest of neighborhoods,” said Bryan Salesky, founder and CEO of Argo AI. “From day one, we set out to tackle the hardest miles to drive – in multiple cities – because that’s where the density of customer demand is, and where our autonomy platform is developing the intelligence required to scale it into a sustainable business.”
Reaching the point at which the vehicle can operate without a driver, during daytime business hours, while sharing the road with many others, is the result of more than five years of progress on the Argo Autonomy Platform. With multiple customer-facing pilot programs operating in Miami and Austin, Argo says the milestone marks an important step in the company’s plan to bring together the technology, operational footprint and commercial partners needed to achieve a scalable autonomy business