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3 Lessons From NuTonomy & Lyft's Self-Driving Car Rides in Boston

One year ago   |   By Xconomy

One of the biggest potential pitfalls for developers of autonomous vehicles is psychological: Will most people trust the cars enough to ride in them? It might not be easy to win people over, but it's possible-if a Boston startup's recent tests are any indication. On Tuesday, NuTonomy co-founder and president Karl Iagnemma shared early reactions from people who have ridden in cars controlled by his company's software. “The feedback has been really interesting, and I would say overwhelmingly positive,” Iagnemma said at a press briefing, during which NuTonomy and its parent company, Aptiv...
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