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Uber selects Expedia chief as new CEO

Following an incredibly turbulent year for the popular ride-sharing company, Uber has chosen its next CEO. Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Expedia, has been tapped to replace former CEO and Uber founder Travis Kalanick. The New York Times reports the selection has been made official by Uber's board of... read more

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Lyft and Waymo join forces to develop self-driving taxis, challenge Uber

A newborn partnership has emerged within the fluid and ever competitive self-driving car field. Waymo and Lyft have confirmed a partnership for future self-driving... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
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Uber says flying taxis will be in service by 2020

Uber on Tuesday provided the first details on an on-demand flying taxi service to be called Uber Elevate. During the opening day of a three-day presentation in Dallas, Texas... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
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Self-driving Uber tests on hold after Arizona crash

One of Uber’s self-driving prototypes ended up on its side after a high-speed crash in Tempe, Arizona on Saturday. Fresco News has a Twitter post showing the crash site... read more March 27, 2017 by


 
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Uber President quits after 6 months

Uber President Jeff Jones has quit just six months after joining the ridesharing firm. CEO Travis Kalanick hinted at the reason for Jones’ departure in an email sent to... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco with Volvo Cars

Uber seeks DMV permit to test autonomous fleet in California after all

Uber thought they were bigger than the California government. That didn't work out so well, as the company attempted to run its fleet of autonomous ride-sharing Volvo XC90s... read more March 3, 2017 by


 
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Waymo sues Uber over alleged stolen self-driving tech

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Otto and its parent company Uber over allegations of stolen technology and... read more February 24, 2017 by


 
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Uber inches closer to its dream of electric flying machines

Uber has lofty dreams. The ride-hailing company is looking to expand beyond the confines of ground-based transportation and bring its passengers into the sky. It plans to do... read more February 10, 2017 by


 
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Uber’s future fleet of self-driving cars to feature models from Mercedes

Uber has made little secret of its desire to launch self-driving taxi fleets all over the globe. Uber is currently spending up big to develop the technology but it... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
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Uber moves self-driving fleet to Arizona after program shut down in California

In mid-December, Uber added San Francisco, California to the list of cities where the company is testing self-driving prototypes. However, the ride-sharing giant on Thursday... read more December 27, 2016 by


 
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CEOs of GM, Tesla and Uber named as advisors to Trump

The CEOs of three major firms linked to the auto industry have been added to an advisory panel known as the Strategic and Policy Forum that will regularly meet with Donald... read more December 15, 2016 by


 
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Uber expands self-driving taxi service to San Francisco

Uber may be known around the world for its ridesharing service, where volunteer drivers earn money by offering rides. However, Uber is out to eliminate the driver by... read more December 15, 2016 by


 
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Uber drivers can earn cash without owning a car in new trial

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is teaming up with an unlikely partner to trial a new mobility service in San Francisco. The 90-day trial will provide Uber drivers with the... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
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Otto's self-driving Budweiser beer truck completes 120-mile run

Otto and Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch made history in October by successfully making the first delivery by a self-driving truck. Last week, one of Otto’s... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
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Get ready for Johnny Cab: Uber offering autonomous ride-sharing

Uber on Tuesday started allowing users of its popular ride-sharing service to hail rides from its autonomous prototypes currently testing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania... read more September 15, 2016 by


 
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Uber buys autonomous truck startup Otto

Ride-sharing giant Uber sees a future where it not only has a fleet of self-driving cars offering rides to the public, but also self-driving trucks transporting goods on the... read more August 19, 2016 by


 
 

 
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