A sudden twist in a long-running ride-hail rivalry shows how brands will be forced to take sides as the US grapples with political divisions.
"I think it's fair to say [we'll see a fleet of autonomous vehicles on the Lyft platform] within the next 10 years, likely sooner," Lyft co-founder John Zimmer told BuzzFeed News.
The latest iteration of Lyft's app is more intuitive and makes it possible for foreign visitors to use the service with their own phone numbers.
The partnership formalizes a broad alliance first reported by BuzzFeed News in January.
The ride-hailing company is on track to do $1 billion in gross annual revenue and it's got big plans.
The move is the latest in a series of indications that a global taxi and ride-hail alliance is forming against Uber, as BuzzFeed News first reported.
The first person you're matched with on Lyft Line might not be the person you end up with. It's like a metaphor for life.
There are grounds for a lawsuit, a top tech lawyer says. But it would probably be a very bad idea.