In the most recent marriage between a multinational automotive brand and high-profile tech company, Ford has teamed up with transportation network leaders Lyft in order to develop and test Autonomous Vehicle software for future deployment. Both companies hope this partnership will catalyze their goal to create a “more affordable, dependable, and accessible transportation future.”

Ford’s efforts to invest in AV technology infrastructure reflect a growing trend among automakers that are trying to remain relevant in a self-driving future. Learn more about how AVs will impact OEMs’ brands in AER’s recent blog post.

Read how Ford and Lyft hope to revolutionize the future of transportation here.

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