AutoNation gets in business with Google’s self-driving car company


    AutoNation Inc. and Mountain View, California-based Waymo have inked a partnership because cars that drive themselves need repairs, too.

    The largest automotive retailer in the U.S. (NYSE: AN) on Thursday announced a multi-year agreement with the autonomous vehicle technology company with the goal to provide maintenance and repairs on Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid vehicle, and other makes and models as the company expands. Waymo is owned by Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOGL), the parent company of Google Inc.