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Robotaxi  
  A fully automated, driverless taxi.  

As far as I know, the first use of "robotaxi" in science fiction.

The trance persisted as he settled back in a robotaxi and the brilliant lights of the streets flashed past.
Technovelgy from Dugal Was A Spaceman, by Joe Gibson.
Published by Science Fiction Quarterly in 1953
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Compare to robot taxi from Solar Lottery (1955) by Philip K. Dick.

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