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Top Singapore taxi company buys into Israeli self-driving startup

ComfortDelGro expands tie-up strategy with $4m bet on software developer Ottopia

ComfortDelGro has conducted tests of self-driving taxis in Singapore. (Photo courtesy of ComfortDelGro)

SINGAPORE -- ComfortDelGro, Singapore's largest taxi operator, is investing $4 million in Israeli self-driving software startup Ottopia, tapping more outside technology in its push toward autonomous transportation.

The investment announced last week leverages ComfortDelGro's $100 million venture capital fund focused on the field. Ottopia offers a system that lets people monitor self-driving vehicles remotely.

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