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Here's How Uber's Self-Driving Cars Look And Run

Posted on December 2, 2016

Experimental Uber driverless car on a Pittsburgh street (Photo from Foo Conner via Flickr.com; Creative Commons license here)
Experimental Uber driverless car on a Pittsburgh street (Photo from Foo Conner via Flickr.com; Creative Commons license here)
Uber's self-driving cars have been transporting people around Pittsburgh for over two months now.

Uber reached out to roughly 1,000 regular users when it first launched the pilot program in September, asking if they would like the opportunity to hail a ride in a self-driving car. The program has since expanded the scope of the pilot, but Uber won't provide specific numbers as to how many people got an invite.

Business Insider got a chance to ride in a self-driving Uber in September — here's a look inside.

Business Insider article and close-up photos here

Related Topics: autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, Pennsylvania operators, research and trends, self-driving vehicles, Uber, vehicle technology

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