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Rumor: Google and Ford will announce self-driving car hookup at CES

But the partnership's details are still shrouded in mystery.

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While Google's doing well developing driverless cars on its own, it's still teaming up with Ford for a new self-driving vehicle venture, according to Yahoo Autos. Since neither corporation has confirmed the information yet, we still don't know the exact details of the partnership. Yahoo, however, says the two are building cars using Google's technology and describes the collab as "a huge step by both companies toward a new business of automated ride sharing." If you recall, Bloomberg reported a few days ago that Google wants to spin off its self-driving car division and turn it into an Uber-like business (without the driver) under Alphabet.

This might not be the only Google driverless car partnership in the works, as well: Yahoo says Mountain View is negotiating with more automakers and convincing them to use its self-driving car system. While this info hasn't been verified yet, we don't have to wait too long to know for sure. The two companies are reportedly planning to announce the joint venture at CES 2016 a couple of weeks from now.

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