Seattle’s wet roads, narrow tunnels attract autonomous vehicle company for testing

Zoox, the self-driving vehicle developer owned by Amazon, is expanding to Seattle.

SEATTLE — Zoox, the autonomous vehicle company owned by Amazon, is bringing its fleet of autonomous “robotaxis” to the windy, wet and crowded streets of Seattle to conduct more testing.

The company announced the expansion this week, with testing already taking place in Las Vegas and San Francisco.

In a release, the company said that it has “to prepare for unfamiliar roads and novel conditions. Enter Seattle.”

Zoox said the new testing city will give its vehicles and the self-driving tech new challenges to learn from like weather, infrastructure, driving culture

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