French start-up Navya Technologies SAS intends on rolling out its robot-driven automobiles onto the streets of Paris in the next few weeks in the attempt to take on behemoths from General Motors Co. to Alphabet Inc. at proving autonomous cars are safe.
The 15-seater driverless shuttles have been travelling throughout the French capital’s business district of La Defense since July. Now, the company backed by investors including car-parts maker Valeo SA is manufacturing a smaller SUV to seat 6, that will start selling for some 250,000 euros ($290,000) in about a year. It unveiled prototypes of the so-called "robo-taxi" in Paris on November 7th.
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