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Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Lyft to Put Fleet of Driverless BMWs to Work in Las Vegas

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A fleet of 30 driverless BMW 5 Series vehicles is about to hit the streets of Las Vegas.

Mick Akers | Las Vegas Sun
May 3, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Lyft, Auto Parts Maker Magna Partner on Autonomous Vehicles

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Ride-hailing company Lyft is joining with large Canadian auto parts supplier Magna to develop self-driving vehicles, sharing expenses on a multi-year project that could vault them onto the leader board in autonomous technology.

Tom Krisher | AP Auto Writer
March 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Alphabet Unit Leads $1 Billion Investment in Lyft

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Alphabet Inc.’s investment arm, CapitalG, led a $1 billion investment in Lyft Inc. that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, the ride-sharing startup said.

Eric Newcomer | Bloomberg News
October 19, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Ford and Lyft Team Up to Put Driverless Cars on the Road

Lyft's new Amp glows on the dashboard of a car in San Francisco. Josh Edelson/AP Images for Lyft

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars on ride-hailing company Lyft’s network with human drivers at the wheel for backup, the companies said Sept. 26.

Russ Mitchell | Los Angeles Times
September 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Lyft to Unleash Self-Driving Cars on San Francisco Roads

Lyft's new Amp glows on the dashboard of a car in San Francisco Josh Edelson/AP Images for Lyft

Self-driving Lyfts are coming to the San Francisco Bay Area, promising to give local residents a first-hand look at the technology that’s poised to dramatically change the nature of transportation.

Marisa Kendall | The Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.)
September 7, 2017

Alphabet’s Waymo Teams Up With Lyft to Test Autonomous Cars

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Alphabet Inc. is working with Lyft Inc. on a plan to test autonomous cars on the road, escalating a fight with Uber Technologies Inc. by partnering with its main rival in the U.S.

Eric Newcomer and Mark Bergen | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2017
Government

Trump Taps Lyft Executive for DOT Policy Post

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The general manager of a ride-sharing firm was tapped by President Donald Trump to oversee policy at the Department of Transportation, the White House announced this week.

Transport Topics
April 7, 2017