Lyft offers self-driving car rides in Boston

Lyft’s first self-driving car pilot is officially underway. The company is sending autonomous vehicles — developed by the startup NuTonomy — to pick up passengers in Boston’s Seaport district, which is a growing tech hub. The cars are not completely driverless, as human safety drivers will remain behind the wheel, ready to take control when needed. But it’s a big moment for Lyft, which has seen its star rise this year as its main rival Uber was beset by numerous self-inflicted scandals. Here’s how it works: riders will randomly be paired with one of NuTonomy’s self-driving cars when they use the Lyft app in the Seaport area. NuTonomy, which spun out of MIT in 2013 and was recently purchased by automotive supplier Delphi, has been... Continue reading…

Lyft offers self-driving car rides in Boston

The ride-hailing company Lyft is now sending self-driving cars to pick up passengers in a Boston neighborhood.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Phys.org

You can hail self-driving Lyft rides in Boston

Pilot program is part of partnership with ride-hailing service and nuTonomy.        

Thu 7 Dec 17 from USA today

Lyft's self-driving car pilot launches in Boston

It took several months, but Lyft and nuTonomy have made good on their promise to test autonomous ridesharing cars in Boston. The two have launched a pilot program that gives "select" ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Engadget

Lyft offers self-driving car rides in Boston

The Renault Zoe EVs will have backup human drivers at the wheel and will be limited to short routes within the city's Seaport District, a burgeoning tech startup hub.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

Lyft’s self-driving pilot with nuTonomy begins rolling out in Boston

 Lyft is beginning its self-driving car pilot with self-driving car company nuTonomy in Boston as it looks to ramp up its self-driving efforts, and is now matching its riders with self-driving ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from TechCrunch

Lyft Set To Begin Using nuTonomy Self-Driving Cars In Boston

Lyft is continuing to forge ahead with its nuTonomy partnership with a trial of its self-driving vehicles start soon in Boston. What does this mean for you

Thu 7 Dec 17 from CleanTechnica

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