Ford heads to Miami for self-driving car testing

A Ford Domino's delivery car
A Ford Domino's delivery car. Photo: Ford

Ford is beginning to test self-driving cars in Miami with business partners like Domino's, Postmates, and Lyft — and is developing a brand new autonomous vehicle slated for 2021, the company said on Tuesday.

The big picture: Ford has some catching up to do to rival automaker General Motors and Waymo, which have been testing their self-driving cars for a while. The company is also taking an unusual approach by immediately teaming up with other services to begin studying how customers interact with the cars.