• Uber Finds Profits in Leaving Tough Overseas Markets

    5 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The ride-hailing company also announced that it was closing its driverless car testing operations in Arizona after a deadly crash.
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  • Uber shuts down self-driving operations in Arizona

    5 monthes ago - By CNN

    The tech company announced it will layoff 300 Uber workers in Arizona. It said it will focus on its autonomous vehicle efforts in San Francisco and Pittsburgh.
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  • Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme

    5 monthes ago - By BBC

    Uber pulls out of the state two months after a fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars.
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  • Uber ends Arizona driverless car trials after fatal crash

    Uber ends Arizona driverless car trials after fatal crash

    5 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Uber is shutting down its autonomous vehicle project in Arizona, opting to cease operations in the state altogether in the aftermath of a fatal collision in March. The company had previously frozen all public testing of its self-driving cars in the state, after one of the vehicles struck a pedestrian in Tempe, AZ. The investigation into that crash is still...
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  • Uber ends Arizona self-driving program following fatality

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - Uber has shut down its self-driving car operation in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles, the company said on Wednesday.
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  • Uber shutters its driverless-car operations in Arizona - Roadshow

    5 monthes ago - By CNET

    After a fatal crash in the state earlier this year, the ride-hailing company says it will focus on its program in Pennsylvania.
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  • Uber puts brakes on self-driving car operation in Arizona

    5 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles.
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  • Uber shutters self-driving car testing program in Arizona

    Uber shutters self-driving car testing program in Arizona

    5 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Uber today announced it was shutting down its self-driving car test program in Arizona, this a mere two months after the company began investigating a fatal incident involving an autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian. What it means: For the 200 or so Uber employees working on the Tempe-based project it means a pink slip. According to a report from AZCentral, the local site that broke the news, the company sent notification early Wednesday morning letting workers know they'd be out of work within a few weeks. A little deeper: Uber isn't killing its self-driving program. It's set to continue...
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  • Uber is done testing self-driving cars in Arizona

    5 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Uber, which had already pulled its autonomous cars off the road following a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona, is officially calling it quits on the state of Arizona, the Wall Street Journal first reported, citing an internal memo from Uber Advanced Technologies Group lead Eric Meyhofer.
    As part of the wind-down, Uber has let go 300 of its test drivers. This comes after the state of Arizona officially barred Uber from testing its autonomous vehicles on public roads in March .
    Uber is hoping to have its self-driving cars performing tests on public roads again within the next few months, Uber...
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  • Uber shuts down self-driving operations in Arizona

    5 monthes ago - By Engadget

    After one of Uber's autonomous cars in Arizona collided with and killed a pedestrian back in March, the state's governor temporarily suspended the program pending investigation. But now the company is shutting down operations in Arizona entirely. An...
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  • Uber is stopping its self-driving car testing in Arizona, months after a fatal crash

    Uber is stopping its self-driving car testing in Arizona, months after a fatal crash

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Uber is ending its self-driving car program in Arizona, months after a fatal crash took the life of a pedestrian.
    AZ Central reported that the transportation firm has has pulled out of the state and fired 200 workers on Wednesday. The company did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment.
    In March, one of Uber's self-driving cars operating in autonomous mode struck and killed Elaine Herzberg, 49, in Tempe, Arizona.
    The company paused all of its autonomous vehicle testing in the wake of the collision, and subsequently also opted not to renew its license to test its...
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  • Uber Closing Arizona Self-Driving Unit After Fatal Crash

    5 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Uber is permanently shutting down its self-driving operations in Arizona following a fatal crash in March, AZCentral reports, adding that the closure of the unit will take several weeks. Some 200 affected employees in the state have been notified of the development, with all of them being terminated Wednesday morning local time, as per the same report. The workforce in question made up Uber's Tempe, Arizona-based testing team that hasn't worked since the March accident, though all employees continued receiving paychecks. One of the laid-off workers is understood to be the backup driver who...
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  • Uber ends self-driving operation in Arizona

    Uber ends self-driving operation in Arizona

    5 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Uber has shuttered its self-driving testing program in Arizona and laid off close to 300 workers there, two months after one of its autonomous cars killed a pedestrian , the company said on Wednesday. The company had been testing its self-driving technology in the state since 2016, but halted operations in the wake of the March crash. The company's testing was also indefinitely suspended by the Arizona governor's office .
    The crash is still currently being investigated by the Tempe police, as well as the National Transportation Safety Board. Uber reached a settlement with the family of the...
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  • Uber shutters its driverless car operations in Arizona - CNET

    5 monthes ago - By CNET

    After a fatal crash in the state earlier this year, the ride-hailing company says will focus on its program in Pennsylvania.
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