Singapore Becomes First to Try Out Public Self-Driving Taxis

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  • Selected members of public can choose from six modified cars
  • Services limited to just one business park in Singapore

An autonomous vehicle is driven during its test drive in Singapore on Aug. 24.

Photographer: Yong Teck Lim/AP Photo

A small group of residents in Singapore can now hail self-driving taxis with their smartphones, in the world’s first public trial of autonomous driving technology.

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