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Lyft & Auto Supplier Magna To Co-Create Autonomous System

6 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Ridesharing company Lyft has announced that it will be partnering up with Magna, one of the largest suppliers in the auto industry, to create its own self-driving system. Lyft and Magna's goal is not only to get autonomous Lyft vehicles onto public roads around the world, but also to create a platform that can be used by automakers worldwide to create self-driving cars. The kicker with the platform is that it will be integrated with Lyft's own systems, which means that any vehicle built with it will have access to Lyft's ridesharing system. Essentially, this move will allow Lyft to build a...
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Now your Audi can read Washington DC's traffic lights

Now your Audi can read Washington DC's traffic lights

6 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

The idea that your car can understand traffic light patterns still seems far-fetched as we're still trying to grapple with limited self-driving technology. But Audi has been gradually releasing its Traffic Light Information system around the US over the last couple of years, and it's finally reached the nation's capital.
Audi said Wednesday it's expanding its Traffic Light Information system to Washington, DC, making it the seventh US area to accept the technology. In short, the Vehicle-to-Infrastructure system on some 2017 and 2018 Audi models can receive information from a centralized...
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Democrats cite Tesla probe in raising self-driving car bill concerns

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

WASHINGTON - Five Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged changes to a stalled landmark bill aimed at speeding the deployment and testing of self-driving cars.
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Auto parts maker Magna invests $200 million in Lyft

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Canadian automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc said on Wednesday it will invest $200 million in Lyft Inc and work with the U.S. ride-hailing firm to manufacture self-driving cars.
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Lyft hits the gas pedal on self-driving tech, partners with Magna - CNET

6 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The ride-hailing company announces a collaboration with North America's largest auto parts supplier to develop and manufacture self-driving cars.
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Lyft will build self-driving cars with top auto parts supplier Magna

Lyft will build self-driving cars with top auto parts supplier Magna

6 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Lyft is teaming up with Magna, a major automotive supplier, to build and deploy self-driving cars. It's another example of the ride-hailing company hedging its bets by partnering with a wide array of automakers, suppliers, and tech startups as it seeks to make autonomous vehicles available on its app-based platform.
Magna, a Tier 1 auto parts producer, will be investing $200 million in Lyft as the two companies embark on a multi-year partnership to develop self-driving systems that can be manufactured at scale, executives announced today. The autonomous vehicles that Lyft and Magna will be...
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Lyft wants to make a turnkey autonomous car brain

Lyft wants to make a turnkey autonomous car brain

6 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Lyft has inked a self-driving car deal with automotive supplier Magna, to develop a turnkey driverless car brain that could be licensed out to automakers. The deal, announced today, will see Magna invest $200m into Lyft, as the two work together on adding autonomous vehicles to the ride-sharing firm's fleet. Left will be hosting the co-development at its Palo Alto...
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Lyft to Bring Driverless Car Tech to Broader Auto Industry

6 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The ride-hailing company is teaming up with Magna, a major auto supplier, to jointly develop self-driving car systems. It's the latest in a series of alliances made by Lyft.
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Lyft, auto parts maker Magna partner on autonomous vehicles

6 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Ride-hailing company Lyft is joining with a big Canadian auto parts supplier to develop self-driving vehicles.
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Lyft is building a self-driving platform with auto supplier Magna

6 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Lyft is partnering with Magna, one of the largest tier one automotive industry suppliers in the world, on autonomous vehicle technology. Lyft CEO and co-founder Logan Green explained that this will help them get their self-driving tech into various automaker vehicles around the world. Lyft will be working directly with Magna on “co-developing” an autonomous driving system, with collaborative teams from both companies working on the project.
Magna is also investing $200 million in Lyft in exchange for an equity stake. The goal is to build not only autonomy into production vehicles, but also...
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Lyft and Magna Partner to Make Self-Driving Cars for Everyone

6 monthes ago   |   By Wired

The ride-hailing company and auto industry supplier are building a self-driving system any automaker can use.
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