Lyft s 2023 target for a driverless taxi launch looks overly-optimistic

Get the Full StoryJust because Uber has taken a step back from its self-driving taxi service, doesn t mean others are following suit. Ride-hailing competitor Lyft has said that it plans to launch the first vehicles of its robotaxi fleet in 2023. According to Engadget, Lyft has completed more than 100,000 safety-driver-equipped robotaxi journeys in Las Vegas, where it has been testing its fleet. The ride-hailing company, which is developing driverless taxis in collaboration with self-driving car developers Motional, got the go ahead to test its fleet without drivers back in November. It plans to begin driverless tests in the coming months, with the This story continues at The Next Web