Lyft’s self-driving cars are invading Boston


Lyft announced today it was opening its own self-driving car division in Palo Alto called Level 5, and its first cars will hit the streets of Boston by the end of this year. According to David Vincent, Lyft’s head of autonomy, self-driving cars won’t replace its drivers: When a passenger requests a ride that a self-driving car can complete, we may send one to complete the trip. If that person needs to go somewhere self-driving cars are unable to navigate, or their needs call for a different level of service, they will have a driver. After the Boston test, the…

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