Hyundai Motor Group and Motional , a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, have revealed the Ioniq 5 robotaxi. The vehicle is based on Hyundai’s electric Ioniq 5 which debuted earlier this year. According to the companies, the robotaxi is an SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicle, meaning it can safely operate without a driver. The goal is to have the robotaxi carrying passengers in 2023 through its partnership with Lyft. Motional has been testing autonomous taxis in Las Vegas since 2017. The tests will expand to other cities. The Ioniq 5 robotaxi relies on more than 30 sensors  to develop a “360 degree perception, high resolution images, and ultra long range detection of objects for safe autonomous operation in diverse driving environments,” according to Hyundai.

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