Robotaxi fleets 10 years away, Lucid CEO says: ‘a mountain to climb’

SAN FRANCISCO — It is likely to take a decade before self-driving taxis will be deployed on roads, the chief executive of electric car startup Lucid Group Inc, Peter Rawlinson, said on Thursday. “I think we’re 10 years out before we see fleets of robotaxis. They ain’t coming anytime soon even with the most advanced sensing systems in the world,” Rawlinson, a former chief engineer at Tesla Inc, said at the Reuters Events Automotive Summit. “There is a mountain to climb — an intellectual mountain to climb in terms of software,” he said, without elaborating. Tesla Inc’s…

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