Uber 'on track' for IPO in 2019 with no plans to sell tech unit, CEO saysSept. 5
Uber death may have been avoidable with Volvo's tech, IIHS saysAug. 7
The Uber self-driving test vehicle that killed a pedestrian in Arizona this year may have been able to avoid the crash had the ride-hailing company not disabled Volvo Cars' safety system, according to IIHS.
Uber exits trucks to focus on ‘sweet spot’Aug. 6
Uber to stop developing self-driving trucksJuly 30
Uber will stop developing self-driving trucks that have been hauling cargo on U.S. highways, the ride-hailing company said on Monday, seeking to focus its autonomous-vehicle technology solely on cars.
Cities start taxing Ubers -- and that's just the beginningJuly 30
Uber being probed for gender discrimination, report saysJuly 16
GM lays groundwork for robotaxis in San FranciscoJuly 3
General Motors has created its own ride-hailing platform and quietly built one of the largest charging stations in the U.S. to get its Cruise self-driving car unit ready to enter the robotaxi business next year.
Uber driver was watching video before fatal self-driving crash, police sayJune 22
Ford unit teams with startup developing 'Waze' for self-driving carsJune 15
Startup RideOS said it raised $9 million and reached a partnership with a division of Ford. RideOS plans to sell software that gives routes and other dispatching instructions to fleets of autonomous cars.
Fatal Uber crash highlights a blind spot for self-driving cars: Night visionMay 29
Since the fatal accident involving a self-driving Uber vehicle in March, autonomous car researchers' eyes have been opening to the need to teach robots how to drive in the dark and avoid people who wander into the road.
Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake in Ariz. fatality, U.S. findsMay 24
An Uber autonomous vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March failed to identify the pedestrian or to brake, raising serious questions about its performance, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Thursday.