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Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California

Ride-hailing firm Lyft has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, taking it one step further in the race with several other companies to bring self-driving cars to the masses.

UPDATED: 11/21/17 3:22 pm ET - adds Mexico proposal
UPDATED: 11/21/17 10:12 pm ET - adds Ford statement
Ford may exit some S. American markets, analyst says

Ford is on the verge of taking dramatic action to turn around its money-losing business in South America, including possibly exiting some markets, an analyst said after meeting with two company executives.

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