- Lyft has begun to offer self-directed walks in
- Autonomous vehicles have human backup controllers ready
to take the wheel if a problem arises.
- The movement signals an opportunity for Lyft to win
market share as rival Uber deals with
Financial difficulties and to
The race to establish a reliable and autonomous service to travel by horse
It has just taken an important turn.
Lyft has begun to offer self-directed walks in Boston. For now,
the vehicles have human backup drivers ready to take control of
the car if a problem arises,
according to Verge . Users are randomly assigned to the
This movement occurs when rival Uber is
testing his own self-driving service and looking for new ways
to transport customers For example, the company says it's
working in a fleet of
Flying Taxis aims to introduce Los Angeles in 2020.
Lyft and the NuTonomy autonomous vehicle company, which offers
autonomous vehicles, we hope the test will help customers
Get comfortable with vehicles that drive alone.
"We want members of the public to experience without a driver
vehicles, so they can better understand the impact of this
the new technology will have in their lives, "wrote NuTonomy
on his website .
After a recent investment round of $ 1 billion
directed by Alphabet together with the financial distress of Uber and
recent string of scandals, Lyft hopes it can take market share
of his rival.