Alphabet's Waymo Adds Semi-Trucks To Its Driverless Vehicle Portfolio

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Coming soon after it announced a partnership to test driverless vehicles with Lyft, Waymo's semi-truck program appears to target yet another application of autonomous tech Uber set its sites on.
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