Report: Google to Take on Uber With Self-Driving ‘Rides for Hire’

Google reportedly has plans to create a stand-alone business under Alphabet focused on offering rides for hire from self-driving cars, starting in confined locations such as school campuses, military bases or office parks. “These potential ride-for-hire services could allow consumers to experience the technology and embrace it in a bigger way,” said Gartner’s Thilo Koslowski.