• Self-Driving Ford Cars Powered by Argo AI Will Be Available in Miami and Austin This Year Via Lyft

    10 days ago - By Tech Times

    Self-driving Ford cars will be powered by Argo AI and will be available to all Lyft customers. It will come with two safety drivers.
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  • Ford, Argo AI team with Lyft to launch self-driving robotaxi service in Miami, Austin

    Ford, Argo AI team with Lyft to launch self-driving robotaxi service in Miami, Austin

    10 days ago - By Phys.org

    Ford Motor Co. and Argo AI will launch a limited robotaxi service on ride-sharing company Lyft's platform beginning later this year, the companies announced Wednesday.
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  • Lyft is getting autonomous Argo AI Ford cars for public rides this year

    Lyft is getting autonomous Argo AI Ford cars for public rides this year

    10 days ago - By SlashGear

    You may be able to summon an autonomous Ford via the Lyft app later this year, with the automaker and the ride-hailing app working to put self-driving Argo AI cars on the network. It's the culmination of several years of work - and no small amount of investment - for Ford in Argo AI, with plans to deploy at least...
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  • Argo, Ford to launch self-driving vehicles on Lyft's ride-hailing app

    10 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Autonomous vehicle technology startup Argo AI and its backer and customer Ford plan to launch up to 1,000 self-driving vehicles on Lyft's ride-hailing network in a number of cities over the next five years starting with Miami and Austin.
    The first Ford self-driving vehicles, which are equipped with Argo's autonomous vehicle technology, will become available on Lyft's app in Miami later this year. Ford and Argo have had a presence in Miami for years now and have an active fleet of test vehicles.
    Austin will follow in next year with the remaining U.S. cities being added to the Lyft app in...
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  • Self-driving Ford cars will be available to Lyft customers in Miami later this year

    10 days ago - By Engadget

    Partners Lyft and Ford are laying the groundwork for their driverless ride-hailing plans. Today, the companies announced that Ford's Argo AI -powered cars will be available on Lyft's network later this year in Miami, followed by Austin in 2022. The move will allow passengers to choose a Ford self-driving vehicle with a safety driver in those regions when they book their ride from the app. By 2026, Ford plans to add 1,000 of its driverless vehicles to Lyft's fleet in multiple markets, a pact that the companies are in the process of finalizing. The deployment should provide a shot in the arm...
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  • Ford's self-driving cars will be available on Lyft's platform in Miami and Austin

    Ford's self-driving cars will be available on Lyft's platform in Miami and Austin

    10 days ago - By The Verge

    Lyft customers in Miami will be able hail a robotaxi from Argo AI, an AV startup backed by Ford and Volkswagen, by the end of the year, the companies announced Wednesday. Next year, riders in Austin, Texas, will be able to do the same. It's the latest move to make more autonomous vehicles available for public use after initial predictions about the wide-scale availability of AVs failed to materialize.
    For years, Ford promised that it would launch a full-scale autonomous vehicle business, including robotaxis and driverless delivery, by 2021. That later got pushed to 2022, with the automaker...
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