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Lyft president predicts a driverless future, says Tesla has it all wrong

Lyft president predicts a driverless future, says Tesla has it all wrong

Lyft president John Zimmer predicts that his company’s ride-hailing fleet of cars will be mostly autonomous within five years, and that “private car ownership will all but end in major U.S. cities” by 2025.

Zimmer also called out fellow transportation disruptor Elon Musk, saying the Tesla CEO is mistaken in thinking the automotive revolution will hinge upon private ownership.

“Elon is right  … but the transition to an autonomous future will not occur primarily through individually owned cars,” Zimmer wrote in a

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