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Uber Self-Driving Car Operators Laid Off In Pittsburgh And San Francisco

5 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Uber's self-driving car operations have been under scrutiny ever since the fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars in Arizona back in March. The company has since ended its self-driving car program in Arizona. The company also suspended driverless car testing in all other markets which include Toronto, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco. It now appears to be trimming the staff attached to the overall project as well. According to a new report, Uber has laid off close to 100 of its self-driving car operators in San Francisco and Pittsburgh.
This might look like Uber is done with its...
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Uber lays off 100 safety drivers as it scales back self-driving tests

Uber lays off 100 safety drivers as it scales back self-driving tests

6 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / An Uber self-driving car in San Francisco in 2017.
Uber is laying off its safety drivers in Pittsburgh and San Francisco-about 100 people in total. It's the latest sign that Uber is scaling back its testing operations as it tries to move beyond the March crash that killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona.
Uber's testing operations have been suspended nationwide since that fatality. It already laid off its safety drivers in the Phoenix metropolitan area-previously the company's most significant testing location. And the company decided not to renew its permit to test self-driving...
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Uber Lays Off Self-Driving Staff In SF, Pittsburgh: Report

Uber Lays Off Self-Driving Staff In SF, Pittsburgh: Report

6 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Uber terminated the entirety of its self-driving operators in its hometown of San Francisco and Pittsburgh, Quartz and TechCrunch independently report, citing sources familiar with the development. One of the world's most valuable startups has been rethinking its autonomous car project ever since a fatal crash from late March which led to a pedestrian death and saw Uber effectively kicked out of Arizona by Governor Doug Ducey, leading the company to lay off its self-driving operators in Tempe and close up shop.
Some 100 operators were terminated in Pittsburgh, with their positions being...
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