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nuTonomy - World's first driverless taxi is ready to pick up you in Singapore

Future is is coming closer, because the world's first self-driving taxis is ready to pick up you in Singapore starting today (August 25, 2016).

While giant corporations like Google and Volvo are testing self-driving cars on public roads, nuTonomy an autonomous vehicle software startup, have announced public ride in Singapore.

Beginning today, selected people from Singapore will be able to use nuTonomy’s ride-hailing smartphone app to book a no-cost ride in a self-driving car 'nuTonomy'. The rides will be provided in a Renault Zoe or Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle that nuTonomy has specially configured for autonomous driving.

Company have aim to launch nuTonomy widely in Singapore in 2018. nuTonomy will collect and evaluate valuable data including passenger experience, throughout this trial. And The data will enable nuTonomy to refine its software in preparation.

CEO and co-founder of nuTonomy, Karl Iagnemma, said, “nuTonomy’s first-in-the-world public trial is a direct reflection of the level of maturity that we have achieved with our AV software system. The trial represents an extraordinary opportunity to collect feedback from riders in a real-world setting, and this feedback will give nuTonomy a unique advantage as we work toward deployment of a self-driving vehicle fleet in 2018.”

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