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Automated Ubers Now on the Streets

Posted November 14, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Ride-hailing vendor Uber has begun a self-driving pilot project in Pittsburgh. The real-world experiment is designed as a viable alternative to individual car ownership. Available 24 hrs a day, the self-driving Ubers provide a safety driver in the front seat for intervention during certain conditions, such as bad weather.
In a related story, Apple has abandoned its electric vehicle effort to focus on autonomous driving.


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