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Testing of Uber’s Self-Driving Car Crashes to a Halt

In the aftermath of a fatal crash that killed a pedestrian, the state of Arizona barred Uber Technologies, Inc. from road-testing its self-driving car program. Now, the company announced on 23 May that it will close down the self-driving vehicle program in Arizona, a move that will affect more than 300 jobs, according to the Wall Street Journal. A spokeswoman for Uber said that the company will not be eliminating all of their autonomous vehicle programs and will resume operations this summer with a limited focus, testing fewer cars with smaller routes in Pittsburgh and two cities in California.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Infosecurity Magazine

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