Good morning from Quick Shift! We're reporting from Nvidia's annual developer conference today, so stay tuned for updates out of San Jose, Calif. -- Katie Burke
Regulators in the spotlight. As the fallout from the fatal Uber autonomous vehicle crash continues, regulators are getting their fair share of criticism from those who say they've taken a lax attitude toward the technology. While investigations are still underway, it's likely more than one party will share blame for the tragedy. Most recently, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered Uber to halt self-driving tests, a noticeable flip from how he used to feel toward the company.
Aurora's latest hire. The self-driving startup founded by Google, Tesla and Uber alums added another prominent Silicon Valley veteran to its ranks Monday. Aurora said it hired Jinnah Hosein, former vice president of software engineering at SpaceX, who briefly led Tesla's Autopilot team after current Aurora Chief Product Officer Sterling Anderson left to launch the company.
- The federal government is working against efforts to unionize Uber drivers.
- OnStar rebrands with a focus on safety.
- The U.S. version of the Lexus UX crossover will debut at New York auto show with a subscription option.
- Mobileye CEO Amnon Shashua weighs in on Uber crash.
- BMW to launch subscription service in Tennessee.
- The United Kingdom's national security network just threw its weight behind a more aggressive diesel ban.
- Don't get stuck on the way to work today like this Uber driver did.