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Uber re-opened a contest to select the first international city to launch its proposed flying taxi project, following apparent delays in getting the service off the ground in Dubai.
Uber said it would work with the Army to advance research on a novel, quiet aircraft rotor technology that could be used in future flying cars, or military aircraft.
In the race to start the world's first driving business without human drivers, Alphabet's Waymo is ahead of traditional automakers such as GM, Mercedes and Audi.
Uber determined the likely cause of the fatal collision between one of its self-driving vehicles and a pedestrian in Arizona in March was a problem with the vehicle's software, according to a report.
Self-driving and connected services supplier Aptiv and ride-hailing service Lyft have inked a multiyear agreement to launch a fleet of 30 autonomous vehicles in Las Vegas.
Forget Uber and Waymo: the next big name in self-driving vehicles could be the Pentagon. The stakes are high -- 52 percent of combat casualties can been attributed to logistics.
Uber's settlement of Waymo's trade-secrets lawsuit in February left a key piece unresolved: the role played in the alleged theft by engineer Anthony Levandowski.
Lilium, a startup with ambitions to put electric "flying taxis" in the air next decade, has hired Frank Stephenson, the designer behind several iconic cars such as the Mini, Fiat 500 and McLaren P1.
Deadly crashes involving Tesla and Uber vehicles operating entirely or in part under automated systems have made a once-abstract problem very real for auto industry lawyers.
After admitting to covering up a widespread hack that compromised the personal data of 57 million customers in 2016, Uber has agreed to an expanded settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
To work through the technical challenges of getting into the robotaxi business, Nissan has partnered with the Japanese gaming and communications company DeNA.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the ride-sharing company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash last month.
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