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Hyundai speeds development of robot taxis to catch Google, GM

In the future of transportation, what would you get if you mixed the business models of Tesla Inc., Google and Samsung Electronics Co. with the budget of the world’s fifth-biggest automaker?Chi Young Cho is about to find out.Hired from Samsung, Chi has assembled a team of 200 researchers at Hyundai Motor Co., the 50-year-old South Korean carmaker that fought its way to the top echelon of the auto world and is now struggling to stem flagging sales in some of its biggest markets.

4 January 2018