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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Tempe Police Department has released video footage taken by the Uber vehicle involved in a March 18 collision that killed a pedestrian.
It’s simply not realistic or rational, in my opinion, to expect technology to anticipate every possible scenario encountered on the road.
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.
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’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.
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.