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Drive.ai and Lyft partner to bring autonomous ridesharing to the Bay Area

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Drive.ai and Lyft are partnering to bring autonomous ridesharing to the Bay Area. This collaboration combines Drive.ai’s deep learning-based self-driving solution with Lyft’s extensive ridesharing network, furthering both companies commitment to the development of safe, intelligent autonomous vehicles. The pilot, which will deploy in the Bay Area soon, will provide valuable …

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Lyft: Will provide 1 billion rides per year using electric, autonomous vehicles by 2025

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According to some reports, Lyft has set itself an ambitious goal of having all of the electric, autonomous vehicles on its platform to be powered by 100% renewable energy. The company has said that it will provide 1 billion rides per year using electric, autonomous vehicles by 2025. In the …

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JLR invests $25 million in Lyft

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Lyft announced that Jaguar Land Rover is making a $25 million investment through its mobility services arm, InMotion Ventures. The company has said that it will use the cash influx to support further expansion in the U.S. as well as fund development of self-driving technology. Moreover, Lyft will also get …

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Lyft partners with nuTonomy bring first self-driving service to Boston

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Lyft has got into a partnership with nuTonomy. nuTonomy is an MIT spin-off, based in Boston and works on autonomous vehicle technology. It is also credited with launching its autonomous taxi service in Singapore. While Lyft is a San Francisco based transportation network company. It is the third major deal Lyft …

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Waymo and Lyft to collaborate, aim to bring autonomous vehicle technology into the mainstream

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Google Inc’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, and U.S. rideshare company Lyft Inc have signed a collaboration agreement to bring autonomous vehicle technology into the mainstream, the New York Times reported. The alliance between the two show that many companies are trying to acquire a piece of the market for self-driving …

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GM and Lyft plan to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in 2018

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Market is rife with speculations that GM has plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018 (Reuters)   General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the automaker’s plans …

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Toyota, General Motors, Volvo and Lyft urge US Congress to end ambiguity around regulation of self driving cars

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Executives from automakers like Toyota, General Motors and Volvo and ride-hailing app Lyft had approached the US Congress yesterday. They expressed their concern over a sense of ambiguity of state laws surrounding self-driving cars.It was  pointed out by them that Legislators in more than 20 states have proposed nearly 60 …

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Lyft unveils in-car connected device “Amp”, for ride-sharing

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Published: 16 November 2016 Lyft unveiled Amp- a in-car connected device for ride-sharing industry, which is designed to make drivers’ and passengers’ in-car experience smarter and more innovative. This device will enable personalized rides-haring experiences. Amp will hit the road on December 31, 2016 in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York City, and …

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Most of Lyft rides to be in autonomous cars in 5 Years

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Published: 20 September 2016 In five years, majority of ride-hailing company Lyft’s rides will be in self-driving cars, the company’s co-founder and president predicted on Sunday. John Zimmer also said that personal car ownership will come to an end because autonomous rides will become a cheaper way to travel than …

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Google, Ford, Lyft, Uber and Volvo form a partnership for autonomous cars

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Published: April 27, 2016 According to a recent report published by Reuters, Ford, Volvo, Google, Lyft and Uber are joining forces to push the United States government to pen regulation that supports autonomous vehicle development and deployment. That’s good news for people yearning to be driven around by robots, because …

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