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How Ford and Lyft Are Teaming Up to Take Self-Driving Cars Mainstream

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By Sherif Marakby, Ford Vice President, Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification

There is no doubt self-driving vehicles will have an impact on how people and goods will move more efficiently in the future. But the magnitude of that impact – and how quickly self-driving vehicles can benefit society – will largely depend on businesses, government and the public working together.   

Today, we’re announcing a significant step toward bringing self-driving vehicles to the masses thanks to a new partnership with Lyft that will help both companies progress toward a more affordable, dependable and accessible transportation future. 

To read the full post from Sherif Marakby, click here.

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