April 27, 00:33

Woven Planet, дочерняя компания Тойоты покупает подразделение Lyft, которое занималось селфдрайвингом. Цена вполне приемлимая - всего $550 миллионов.

Забавно, в 16 году Lyft утверждал что к 2021 основная часть поездок будет уже беспилотной. investor.lyft.com/news-and-events/news/news-details/2021/Woven-Planet-a-subsidiary-of-Toyota-to-acquire-Lyfts-self-driving-car-division/default.aspx

Woven Planet, a subsidiary of Toyota, to acquire Lyft’s self-driving car division

$550 Million Deal Unites Talent, Technology and Geographies to Propel the Industry Forward Lyft, Inc. (LYFT) announced today that the company has signed an agreement with Woven Planet Holdings, Inc., (“Woven Planet”), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, for the acquisition of Lyft’s self-driving vehicle division, Level 5. The transaction also includes multi-year non-exclusive commercial agreements between Lyft and Woven Planet to accelerate the development and enhance the safety of automated driving technology. “Today’s announcement launches Lyft into the next phase of an incredible journey to bring our mission to life,” Lyft Co-Founder and CEO Logan Green said. “Lyft has spent nine years building a transportation network that is uniquely capable of scaling AVs. This partnership between Woven Planet and Lyft represents a major step forward for autonomous vehicle technology.” “This acquisition assembles a dream team of world-class engineers and scientists to deliver safe mobility