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Lyft to Put Fleet of Driverless BMWs to Work in Las Vegas

May 3, 2018

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A fleet of 30 driverless BMW 5 Series vehicles are about to hit the streets of Las Vegas.

Building off a successful test run during the Consumer Electronics Show in January, when the cars navigated passengers among predetermined sites and the Las Vegas Convention Center, Lyft and Aptiv plan to deploy the autonomous vehicles in the summer.

They will run on the fixed routes used during CES, which included the convention center and various resorts on Las Vegas Boulevard. Las Vegas is working with Aptiv to extend those routes into downtown, said Michael Sherwood, the city’s director of technology and innovation.

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