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Uber Appears Ready to Launch Self-Driving Pilot in San Francisco

Uber Self-Driving
Written by Scott Robert

Uber appears to be preparing to launch a fleet of self-driving vehicles in San Francisco, broadening on its existing self-driving pilot in Pittsburgh. CNET discovered a fleet of Uber-branded Ford and Volvo vehicles in a warehouse in San Francisco, complete with self-driving camera and detectors hardware.

The site says soon the vehicles will introduction “very,” perhaps allowing SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Uber users to get a drive from an autonomous car when reserving a trip. Not much else is well known about the project, and Uber has not yet received an Autonomous Vehicle Screening Permit from the Express of California.

Back in August uber and Volvo entered into a commercial partnership, with Uber putting in its self-driving technology into the Swedish firm’s XC90 SUVs. There was no copy of autonomous driving (Advertisement) tech between your firms, however — both Volvo and Uber will continue expanding their Advertising hardware and software separately.

Uber didn’t return a obtain comment immediately.

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Scott Robert

Scott Robert is the senior reporter for JBH News Games & Tech section. He is graduated from York College, City University of New York in 2012.