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Ride-hailing company Lyft is teaming up with mobility tech firm Aptiv to bring a public commercial autonomous vehicle service to Vegas. Riders will be able to select a self-driving vehicle using their Lyft app. (Jan. 7) AP

Ride-hailing service Lyft is set to become a public company on Friday when its stock trades for the first time .

The initial public offering, or IPO, of the company is one of the most highly anticipated offerings this year as other major tech companies line up behind it.

The offering has attracted quite a bit of investor interest, and one of its biggest investors . The automaker invested $500 million in Lyft in January 2016