The No. 2 ride-hailer and the Alphabet-owned Waymo have signed a deal to collaborate on bringing self-driving cars into the mainstream, reports the New York Times. The two companies will team up on pilot projects and product development efforts for autonomous-vehicle tech. The exact details of what those efforts entail are unknown, but the news is sure to rattle Uber, currently the world’s largest ride-hailer, which is also investing heavily in self-driving-car technology.MG
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