GM, Lyft to Test Self-Driving Electric Taxis

General Motors Co. and Lyft Inc. will begin testing a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric taxis on public roads within a year, a move central to the companies’ joint efforts to challenge Silicon Valley giants in the battle to reshape the auto industry.

Very few communities are engaged in substantive policy discussion about self-driving vehicles, and nearly everyone is underestimating just how fast they're bound to roll off the assembly line, hit the street, and leave longstanding traffic models in their rearview mirror.


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