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Self-Driving Taxis To Start Operation

If you’re looking to take a ride in a self-driving taxi, Singapore might be your best bet for an autonomous ride. Later this year, Delphi Automotive will launch a small test fleet of self-driving taxis that will drive passengers around a district of Singapore. Delphi will be using six self-driving Audi SQ5s that will drive passengers along three fixed routes that cover about 5 miles. Delphi said there will be a human in the car ready to take over the car in case of an emergency. However, the plan is to remove that human and eventually the steering wheel, hopefully by 2019 or 2020.

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