It can come off as strange to anyone who's encountered Google's parent Alphabet's offshoot car company Waymo that its cars are offline. However, there's a good reason for that. It appears Waymo wants to keep its cars offline to prevent them from being hacked.
Google's self-driving startup Waymo may hold the key to true automated driving. Its conception late last year has finally had one of its first plans to fruition: to deploy its new fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans onto the public for the first time at the end of January.