Uber’s self-driving cars back on roads less than year after fatal accident

Uber’s self-driving cars back on roads less than year after fatal accident

Uber’s self-driving cars are back on the road less than a year after a fatal accident curbed the testing program.

The vehicles are back on the road in Pittsburgh for a pilot program nine months after one of its self-driving cars fatally struck a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., according to Reuters. Pennsylvania gave Uber permission to resume testing.

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Gm’s president is leaving Detroit to run its self driving-car biz

GM’s president is leaving Detroit to run its self driving-car biz

General Motors has given itself a deadline of 2019 to roll out a self-driving car service, a feat it would achieve though Cruise, a startup it acquired in 2016. And now Cruise has a new CEO in Dan Ammann, who is leaving his role as president of GM to take the full-time position. Founder Kyle Vogt will become the company’s CTO, effective January 1.

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