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Toyota Invests Additional $1B in Uber Autonomous Division

The investment will be funding Uber’s autonomous vehicle division, with the goal of implementing hardware and software for these vehicles both cheaply and at scale.

Uber Found Not Criminally Liable in Fatal Crash

Prosecutors have announced that Uber is not criminally liable for last year’s fatal crash of one of its self-driving cars, according to an article by Reuters.

Toyota and Uber Extend Collaboration to Automated Vehicle Technologies

Toyota Motor Corp. and Uber Technologies Inc. announced that they have agreed to expand their collaboration with the aim of advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale.

NTSB: Automated Emergency Braking Wasn’t Enabled Prior to Uber Crash that Killed Pedestrian

At 1.3 seconds before hitting the pedestrian, the vehicle’s self-driving system determined that emergency braking was needed to mitigate a collision, according to NTSB.

Arizona Governor Suspends Uber from Testing Driverless Vehicles

In the wake of a fatal collision involving an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian, Ariz. Gov. Doug Ducey said he is suspending Uber from testing autonomous vehicles in the state.

Waymo Self-Driving Vehicle Would Have Avoided Pedestrian Killed by Uber Car, CEO Says

The head of Google spinoff Waymo said the March 18 collision that killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., might not have happened if it had been a Waymo autonomous vehicle instead of an Uber car.

Fatal Uber Collision: Tempe Police Department Releases Video from Vehicle Cameras

The Tempe Police Department has released video footage taken by the Uber vehicle involved in a March 18 collision that killed a pedestrian.

Autonomous Vehicles: There’s No Substitute for an Engaged ‘Safety Operator’

It’s simply not realistic or rational, in my opinion, to expect technology to anticipate every possible scenario encountered on the road.

Uber Suspends Testing of Autonomous Vehicles After Fatal Collision in Arizona

Uber Technologies has halted its testing of self-driving vehicles after a March 18 incident in which one of its cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz.

Gartner Survey: 55 Percent of Respondents Won’t Consider Riding in Fully Autonomous Vehicle

While the research and advisory firm Gartner expects to see multiple autonomous-vehicle launches by 2020, the majority of motorists might not trust the technology yet.

Uber to Open Toronto Research Hub for Autonomous Vehicles

Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, which also has research hubs in Pittsburgh and San Francisco, will set up shop in Toronto to “further strengthen our self-driving engineering efforts,” Uber CEO Travis Kalanick wrote in a blog post.

Reuters: Uber Halts Autonomous Vehicle Tests After Arizona Collision

Uber has put the brakes on its pilot program for self-driving cars after an autonomous vehicle crashed in Tempe, Ariz., according to a Reuters report.

Uber suspends self-driving vehicle tests