A nuTonomy self-driving taxi drives on the road in its public trial in Singapore August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su
(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica’s continuing battle between the taxi drivers and Uber and the government having to mediate, may have a solution, as the world’s first public self-driving taxi pilot program is now underway in Singapore.
According to recent reports, the nuTonomy’s ride hailing app is now available in Singapore’s one-north business district, the same district that the firm has been doing testing in since April.
The company anticipates a full-scale launch in 2018.
It seems Singapore’s government is in a hurry to get an autonomous taxi service up and running, selecting only last month, nuTonomy to partner with the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA).
The commercial autonomous taxi service uses the

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