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Uber Finds A Driverless Friend In Toyota

Posted on August 29, 2018
Google has already used the Toyota Prius to test its driverless technology. Now Uber will try out its autonomous equipment with the Toyota Sienna minivan. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Google has already used the Toyota Prius to test its driverless technology. Now Uber will try out its autonomous equipment with the Toyota Sienna minivan. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)

As Uber has struggled with wayward leadership, a broken corporate culture, and this spring’s fatal crash, which killed an Arizona woman, the transportation network company has learned the buddy system may not be so bad.

This week, Uber found a friend. Toyota, which has worked with the ride-hailing giant in some form or another since 2016, will invest $500 million in the company, along with plenty of engineering manpower.

Wired article here

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

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