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Autonomous vehicles get closer to becoming reality every year, and Zoox has made the latest leap forward. The Amazon subsidiary, tasked with designing autonomous vehicles without a steering wheel, pedals, or driver’s seat, is using its own staff as testers. Since February, hundreds of the Zoox’s employees in Las Vegas and Foster City, Calif., have been commuting to work on open roads via an autonomous employee shuttle service. (Remote human assistance is available, if need be.) Zoox plans to introduce the service to the general public in Las Vegas and San Francisco in the future.

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