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Super-cheap driverless taxis may kick mass transit to the kerb

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 05:50

The automated taxis Uber is testing in Pittsburgh have drivers in the front seat, ready to grab the wheel if needed, and initially, they'll stick to certain neighbourhoods.

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MASS transit, the lifeblood of cities worldwide, is under threat from the biggest innovation in automotive technology since Henry Ford's assembly line first flooded streets with cars.

The self-driving vehicles being pioneered by Tesla Motors Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and

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