The ride-hailing app wars just took another dramatic turn with the announcement that Google’s Waymo self-driving car team will be teaming up with Lyft, Uber’s chief rival.
This could change everything.
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In a deal that was confirmed by both Waymo and Lyft in a report from The New York Times, the two companies will work together on autonomous vehicle “pilot projects and product development efforts.”
“Waymo holds today’s best self-driving technology, and collaborating with them will accelerate our shared vision of improving lives with the world’s best transportation,” a Lyft spokeswoman told the Times in a statement on Sunday. Read more…
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