A new partnership between Ford and Lyft will aim to bring self-driving vehicles to the masses and help both companies progress toward more affordable, dependable, and accessible transportation future...
6 Oct 2017
The service will initially expand to members of a Waymo early-rider program, who will be able to get rides to or from school, work, shops, pubs or any other local spots they might typically go in their own vehicles.
Waymo appears to have a head-start in what is expected to be a competitive race to a ride-sharing future, with established automakers such as Ford and BMW and ride-sharing groups Uber and Lyft in the mix.
French firm Navya separately Tuesday unveiled an electric-powered, self-driving Autonom Cab designed to provide local rides for people in urban centers.
The Autonom Cab has no steering wheel or foot pedals, and is capable of carrying as many as six passengers, according to the company.
"Imagine what cities would be like if there were nothing but Autonoms running on the road," Navya chief executive Christophe Sapet said in a release.
"Fewer accidents and less pollution"
"No more traffic jams or parking problems, fewer accidents and less pollution."
Navya boasted partnerships with transport specialty firms, notable Keolis in Europe and the US and RAC in Australia, that it said will enable it to roll out Autonom fleets in cities.
A self-driving electric shuttle built by Navya was tested early this year in Las Vegas in a US first and will start a regular route there on Wednesday, the company told AFP.
Waymo, the autonomous car subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, announced Sunday at the Detroit auto show that it would develop its self-driving technology...
10 Jan 2017
Arma shuttles operated in a collaboration with Keolis will provide rides along a route in downtown Las Vegas, away from the casino-lined main strip.
Operators will be on board the shuttles to act more as hosts than backup drivers, introducing people to the technology, while Arma shuttles tend to navigating the route, according to a company spokesperson.
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