Lyft and Uber are in a race to boot drivers off the road
Lyft, the friendly ride-hailing competitor to Uber, announced Monday that it has entered into a strategic partnership with automotive giant General Motors to create a network of self-driving cars that can pick up and drop off passengers as Lyft’s fleet of drivers does today.
The bet, in short: more people may be willing to hail an occasional ride in a self-driving car than to actually buy one of these vehicles for themselves
“We see the future of personal mobility as connected, seamless and autonomous, » Dan Ammann, president of General Motors, said in a statement. « With GM and Lyft working together, we believe we can successfully implement this vision more rapidly.” Read more…
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