Lyft has done a stellar job partnering with key players in the industry, launching new products and reaching to the luxury market. Now, its partnership with General Motors could be paying off in a big way.
One of Lyft’s biggest investors, GM just announced it will launch its newest product exclusively through Lyft, meaning that in the first couple of months it is only going to be available through the Lyft service. So, what is this new technology that Lyft will get access to before any other ride-sharing company does? It is none other than Chevrolet’s driver-less car. As Pam Fletcher, executive chief engineer of autonomous tech at GM, told Tech Insider:
“We are working on an on-demand ride-sharing network with Lyft, it’s not something we are thinking about, it’s something we are very much readying for consumer use.”
This is just more good news for customers and investors of the company. GM first driver-less cars will be available to Lyft users before anyone else. Lyft gets to take part in one of the most advanced technologies that come from GM and not just that, but gets to integrate that to the great amount of offers it has already been preparing for their users.
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