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Technological Change - nuTonomy Steals a Ride in the Global Driverless-Car Race

Jim Riley

26th August 2016

Watch out Uber and Alphabet (Google). The WSJ reports here that Singapore has became the first country in the world to launch a self-driving taxi service, beating ride-hailing giant Uber T to public road tests of a technology that could revolutionise the global transport industry.

The world's first public trial of a robo-taxi service has begun in a business district in Singapore.

The autonomous cars are operated by nuTonomy, a US start-up that has been conducting trials in Singapore since April.

Jim Riley

Jim co-founded tutor2u alongside his twin brother Geoff! Jim is a well-known Business writer and presenter as well as being one of the UK's leading educational technology entrepreneurs.

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