In San Francisco, Uber’s self-driving cars start to pick up passengers (via TechCrunch)

Cars and Transportation

Posted on December 14th by Darrell Etherington on TechCrunch, this news has received quite some momentum. “Uber’s self-driving cars are making the move to San Francisco, in a new expansion of its pilot project with autonomous vehicles that will see Volvo SUVs outfitted with sensors and supercomputers begin picking up passengers in the city.”

Quote: “Ultimately, the goal for Uber in autonomy is to create safer roads, according to Sweeney, while at the same time improving urban planning and space problems stemming from a vehicle ownership model that sees most cars sitting idle and unused somewhere near 95 percent of the time.”

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