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CONCORD, CA – March 8, 2018 – Today, Lyft and GoMentum Station announced a partnership to test Lyft’s self-driving vehicles at GoMentum Station’s 5,000 acre autonomous vehicle proving grounds located in Concord, California. Managed by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), GoMentum Station provides Lyft with a convenient and secure test facility to rapidly iterate on the development of its self-driving systems. Last year,...

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Lyft announced today that it would soon begin testing its autonomous vehicles at GoMentum Station, a 5,000-acre proving ground in Concord, California. The vehicles it plans to test are being designed and developed by Lyft’s own in-house engineering team. It’s a major shift for the ride-hailing company that has typically relied on partners with more advanced technology. Lyft didn’t provide an update on the progress of its self-driving...

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Lyft is doubling down on its self-driving car program. The ride-hailing company announced Thursday that it’s partnered with GoMentum Station, which is a largest secure testing facility for autonomous vehicles in the country. Lyft said the partnership means it can speed up its timeline to bring its cars to the public. “At Lyft, we believe in a future where self-driving cars make transportation safer and more accessible to...

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Lyft said today it is taking its self-driving cars to GoMentum Station in Contra Costa County, California. The 5,000-acre campus is a proving ground for transit technology used by car-and-part manufacturers, among others. The deal with GoMentum will give Lyft an opportunity to test its technology on private roads. The ride-hail company first laid bare its ambitions to build self-driving car kits in July of last year. Lyft has since...

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It’s not just Uber and Waymo racing to put self-driving cars on the road. Ride-hailing app Lyft has been building its self-driving car program, and on Thursday, its fleet got a training boost. Using test cars built at its own autonomous car development center, Lyft is running its cars through the ultimate challenge at a Bay Area test facility. Lyft will test its self-driving vehicles at GoMentum Station’s 5,000-acre...

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Officials and members of the media gathered at San Ramon Bishop Ranch Tuesday morning for a historical moment — the state’s first testing of shared autonomous vehicles on public streets. The implementation of the EasyMile shuttles is part of Contra Costa County’s larger vision of future transportation, in particular solving the “first and last mile” problem of connecting residents to the Bart station....

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