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Ford says Austin will get its self-driving cars in 2021

Commercial taxi service will also operate in Miami and D.C.

Ford's self-driving system, now being tested in Fusion Hybrid sedans, is being jointly developed with Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based startup in which Ford and Volkswagen AG together hold a majority stake. Sherif Marakby, chief executive of Ford Autonomous Vehicles, said Ford plans to launch the commercial transportation service in 2021 in a purpose-built hybrid vehicle that can be equipped to carry either people or goods.

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Ford, VW deepen alliance: Billions to Argo AI, and sharing an EV platform

VW becomes an equal investor in Argo AI, as Ford builds MEB-based electric

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Ford, VW reportedly near agreement on self-driving partnership

Any investment could value Ford-backed Argo AI at $4 billion

Any investment could value Ford-backed Argo AI at $4 billion.

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Ford CEO says partnering with VW is a 'delicate dance'

Open to AV investment, but 'we compete in a bunch of areas as well'

Open to AV investment, but 'we compete in a bunch of areas as well.

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Ford calls for industry standard signal for self-driving vehicle intent

It envisions a universal signal to communicate what an AV is doing

It envisions a universal signal to communicate what an AV is doing.

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Argo AI and getting Ford to Level 4 autonomy

There's an awful lot to get done by 2021

There's an awful lot to get done by 2021.

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Ford denies its engineers are dozing off in autonomous cars

A billion-dollar investment in Argo AI proves Ford is taking autonomy seriously.

Ford says it wants 'Level 4' autonomous for its self-driving cars by 2021, but denies that engineers have been falling asleep behind the wheel during testing.

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