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Renault-Nissan Alliance Seeks Robo-Taxi Deals With Tech Players

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Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. are ready to climb aboard robo-taxis -- just not without pooling up to share the cost of the ride.

The Franco-Japanese alliance is lining up partners for its push into shared driverless vehicles and plans to unveil names in coming months, said Ogi Redzic, a senior vice president overseeing some 1,000 employees developing connectivity services for the group. The three automakers want to work with technology companies that are already experimenting with self-driving cars, he said -- for example, Google and Uber Technologies Inc.