Waymo said it will continue working with Fiat Chrysler, Jaguar Land Rover and the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance.
Pichai believes that companies cannot just build the technology and “let market forces decide how it will be used.”
Ford and VW each own just under 40 percent, with Argo's management team holding just over 20 percent.
Waymo now has over 1,500 monthly active riders - those who took at least one ride in the past 28 days.
Uber wants to catch up to Waymo in the development of software to install in cars for driverless taxi services.
Waymo says it is now offering 'rider-only' trips in Phoenix, Arizona, to expand into delivery services
Waymo hasn't disclosed how many fully automated rides it has given, but has indicated it is still a small number.
Waymo is persuading passengers that their ride service is less stressful than driving own cars.
Apple is vying against rivals such as Alphabet Inc’s Waymo to develop self-driving vehicles.
Aurora already has partnerships with Volkswagen AG, Hyundai Motor Co and China’s Byton to develop and test self-driving systems
Musk had previously forecast that cars would be fully self-driving by 2018, a target Tesla has missed.
Toyota has already invested $500 million in Uber as the firm races Google-owned Waymo and a host of other companies, including major automakers, to develop self-driving vehicles.
Tesla has released a mode for its car that will completely let your car decide when to change lanes.
The schedule provided by Google shows that after the keynote, there will be developer sessions and more.
In terms of mileage logged also, Project Titan is far behind its competitors such as Waymo, Tesla and others
The partners are considering the joint development of unmanned taxis using Nissan vehicles.
The company's capital expenditures rose 64 percent compared to last year, up to $7.08 billion.
Here are the problems that need to be overcome to start giving rides without humans behind the wheel.
Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan, plans to invest up to $13.6 million
Waymo's new facility would be dedicated to mass production of L4 or level 4 autonomous vehicles.
Whereas, Uber, Google, General Motors, Volkswagen are vying to roll out robotaxi services.