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Uber Teaming Up With Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Cars

Posted on February 1, 2017

Photo via Mercedes-Benz
Photo via Mercedes-Benz
Last year, Uber struck up with Volvo, which built the TNC’s autonomous tech into a fleet of XC90 SUVs for testing in Pittsburgh and San Francisco (until the California DMV kicked it out). But the Daimler deal marks a new approach for Uber. Until now, its public plan called for stuffing its homegrown tech into vehicles built by an established manufacturer like Volvo, then deploying it. Such a move eliminates the driver, letting Uber keep the entire fare.

Wired article here

Related Topics: autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, Mercedes-Benz, self-driving vehicles, TNCs, Uber

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