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Uber is reportedly in talks to sell its self-driving vehicle division to a startup run by former Uber, Tesla, and Google executives and backed by Amazon

Uber is in talks to sell its self-driving vehicle division, ATG, to autonomous vehicle startup Aurora, TechCrunch reported Friday. ATG has been hobbled by a deadly crash, infighting, and unreliable tech– leading investors to lose patience and sparking rumours the company would try to offload the struggling unit. Despite a […]
Uber is reportedly in talks to sell its self-driving vehicle division to a startup run by former Uber, Tesla, and Google executives and backed by Amazon
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Uber’s self-driving-car business has fallen behind Waymo and Cruise — here’s why the ride-hail giant might give up on ATG

Uber’s self-driving-car division, ATG, has failed to live up to its promise since its 2015 founding. The unit has suffered from infighting, legal issues, and a deadly crash. Insiders, investors, and experts are sceptical about ATG’s prospects. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. To former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, […]
Uber’s self-driving-car business has fallen behind Waymo and Cruise — here’s why the ride-hail giant might give up on ATG
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Uber will study Dallas as its possible next self-driving car market

Uber plans to study Dallas’ streets to potentially roll out self-driving car tests in the Texas city. The company says it will send manual drivers in November to collect data that will power computer simulations and ultimately decide whether or not autonomous taxis will launch there. Dallas is quickly becoming […]
Uber will study Dallas as its possible next self-driving car market
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Why trees have wreaked havoc on Uber’s self-driving program

Uber‘s self-driving-car software has been routinely fooled by the shadows of tree branches, which it would sometimes mistake for real objects, insiders say. The revelation comes as part of a Business Insider investigation into the death of an Arizona pedestrian who was hit by an autonomous Uber vehicle in March. […]
Why trees have wreaked havoc on Uber’s self-driving program