26 Aug '16, 3pm

nuTonomy Rolls Out Self-Driving Taxis Onto the Streets of Singapore Beating Uber

nuTonomy Rolls Out Self-Driving Taxis Onto the Streets of Singapore Beating Uber

Giant tech firms and global car companies are in an intense race to launch autonomous vehicles, but this week a three-year old startup beat all of them to the finish line. nuTonomy, a spin out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), introduced the world’s first self-driving taxis to the streets of Singapore, beating the likes of ride-hailing giant Uber, Google and every automaker. A select group of people was invited to download nuTonomy’s app and ride for free in the company’s “robo taxi” in a 2.5-square mile in a district called “one-north.” “This is really a moment in history that’s going to change how cities are built, how we really look at our surroundings,” nuTonomy chief operating officer, Doug Parker, told Reuters . The taxi roll out beat Uber by just a few days as it announced in mid-August it would have a small fleet of autonomous taxis operating in P...

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