Jan 312017
 

Uber Partners With Daimler in a Step Toward a Driverless Future – The New York Times:

“The ride-hailing company announced on Tuesday a partnership with Daimler, under which the German automaker plans to build autonomous vehicles that will operate on Uber’s transportation network.

The move marks the first time a major automaker will provide its own self-driving vehicles — built entirely in-house and without Uber’s help — specifically to operate on the ride-hailing company’s network.”

*Autonomous cars are coming. 

Jan 042016
 

GM Invests $500 Million in Lyft, Plans System for Self-Driving Cars – WSJ:

“General Motors Co. is betting $500 million that ride-hailing services such as Lyft Inc. will be crucial to the future of autonomous vehicles.”

**$500 million, that’s a lot of money.

**Link is behind the WSJ paywall.