Singapore first to trial self-driving taxis

Passengers can summon a car from a fleet of six reconfigured Renault Zoes and Mitsubishi i-MiEVs

28th August, 2016
NuTonomy's self-driving taxis are hailed with a smartphone

A small group of residents in Singapore can now hail self-driving taxis with their smartphones in the world’s first public trial of autonomous driving technology.

While billed as a pioneering trial, the service covers a relatively small area, and its riders will be handpicked. Invited members of the public can summon a car from a fleet of six reconfigured Renault Zoes and Mitsubishi i-MiEVs to ferry them within a 200-hectare research and high-tech...

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