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Ford plans to bring autonomous vehicles to a test market in 2018, says CEO

“Ford will bring autonomous vehicles to a test market in 2018, said Ford CEO Jim Hackett on Thursday” writes Rebecca Cook for cnbc.com. For example, Ford said in August it would partner with Domino’s Pizza to test the autonomous technology on pizza delivery routes in Michigan.Silicon Valley firms such as Waymo and Tesla have arguably caught a lot more attention than traditional automakers for their efforts toward building autonomous vehicles.Hackett did say autonomous vehicles could lead Ford into new businesses.Ford shares were up more than 1 percent on Thursday.
 
Source: cnbc.com



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