During a board meeting held to determine the probable cause of the March 2018 crash in Tempe, Ariz., the NTSB said an Uber Technologies Inc. division’s “inadequate safety culture” contributed to the fatal collision between an Uber automated test vehicle and a pedestrian.
November 24, 2019
Florida was an "outsized contributor" to the insurer’s Uber problems, especially in 2016, given a large number of uninsured and under-insured motorists.
November 10, 2019
Consumer Reports said that the ride-hailing companies have not done enough to ensure vehicles in open recalls are being properly fixed.
May 22, 2019
Uber has laid off its self-driving car operators in Pittsburgh, as the company rethinks its autonomous vehicle strategy following the fatal crash in Tempe, Ariz. earlier this year, reports Quartz.
July 16, 2018
Uber, ATA, Daimler, Toyota, and others have formed a new partnership to study the potential impacts of self-driving vehicles on American workers and the economy.
June 20, 2018
The comments follow a recent court settlement with Waymo, as well as a fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber test vehicle in Arizona.
June 1, 2018
A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board found that Uber does not enable the automatic braking feature while its self-driving test vehicles are under computer control to “reduce the potential for erratic vehicle behavior.”
May 24, 2018
According to the Arizona Republic, about 200 Uber employees in Arizona, most of them vehicle drivers, will lose their jobs.
May 23, 2018
Uber has halted all testing for self-driving vehicles after what is considered the first fatality by an autonomous car.
March 29, 2018
Under a framework agreement, the automaker will sell the ride-hailing company autonomous driving-compatible base vehicles from 2019 to 2021.
November 20, 2017
The ride-hailing company has suspended its autonomous test fleet operations while investigating the collision.
March 26, 2017
Daimler will eventually offer self-driving Mercedes-Benz vehicles on Uber's ride-hailing platform under a new partnership between the two companies announced Jan. 31.
January 31, 2017
Uber will begin offering self-driving Volvo XC90 luxury SUVs to customers in San Francisco, which expands a partnership the companies launched in August to offer self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh.
December 14, 2016
Uber launched self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh on Sept. 14, giving passengers the option to request a self-driving car with the Uber app.
September 14, 2016