Zoox Self-Driving Taxi

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Zoox, an $800-million robo taxi startup, is building an all-electric car that’s fully-autonomous, designed specifically for a ride-hailing network like Uber. Their goal is a ‘bidirectional’ vehicle that can ‘cruise into a parking spot traveling one way and cruise out the other’ by 2020. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

Zoox Self-Driving Taxi
Zoox Self-Driving Taxi
Zoox Self-Driving Taxi
Zoox Self-Driving Taxi
Zoox Self-Driving Taxi

“The CEO is clearly confident that what Zoox is prepping can upend the still-fledgling autonomous car industry. If it works, all of Zoox’s competitors – even Google’s self-driving car unit Waymo – are ‘f&*@ed,” Kentley-Klay said in the story. A bold claim! Vance also got to test some of the mules Zoox has built, with the latest version apparently capable of sprinting through a course at 75 mph,” according to Jalopnik.