June 24, 2017

Lyft is working with a third self-driving tech company



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Image Courtesy of Lyft

While Uber is busy trying to build its own self-driving technology, Lyft has opted to focus on what it is good at: Building a network for cars.

The younger ride-hail player, which recently closed a $600 million round valuing the company at $7.5 billion, has left the autonomous tech development to the autonomous tech companies — most recently Alphabet’s Waymo.

Today, the company announced it has struck a third autonomous tech deal with self-driving startup nuTonomy. NuTonomy, which was co-founded by Karl Iagnemma and Emilio Frazzolli, was spun out from MIT and develops autonomous vehicles. It already has pilots running […]

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