Tesla Isn’t the Only Company With Bold Plans for Self-Driving Cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shook up the tech, energy, and auto industries this week by revealing an ambitious roadmap for his company’s future. One of his most audacious plans would convert self-driving cars into autonomous Uber rides, so to speak, that can haul people around town when their owners aren’t using them. It’s a wild idea, for sure. But Musk isn’t the only one dreaming of turning people’s cars into self-driving taxis when they aren’t otherwise in use. Andrew Ng, the head of artificial intelligence for Chinese search giant Baidu, told Fortune that several big auto makers as well as AI researchers have been brainstorming this idea for a while. Ng said he recently chatted with a CEO of one of the leading automotive suppliers that is trying to help…


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