Family Of Victim Killed By Uber's Autonomous Vehicle Accepts Company's Settlement Deal

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Uber is among a number of technology and auto companies racing toward what some contend is an inevitable future in which vehicles drive themselves.

Testing of an I-PACE equipped with Waymo self-driving technology will begin later this year, and the goal is to make it part of a Waymo driverless transportation service, according to Jaguar.

The Verge reports, "The California DMV confirmed that Uber's authority to test self-driving cars in the state will end March 31st following the decision not to renew its license".

Uber terminates self-driving cars service in California public streets.

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Nvidia's shares have slid down 9.5 percent since the microchip maker said on Tuesday that it was putting the self-driving test on hold as a sign of respect for the victim and while the investigation is ongoing. It's insane that you'd do it early in the testing program, which is where Uber was.

Uber, the largest ride-sharing company in the world, has stated that it is slated to let the company's permit with the state of California to test self-driving vehicles on the state's public roads expire on Saturday, March 31, 2018. "We believe it will continue to grow as we use our network and technology to transform the trucking industry".

"Dara and I both know all of you have been through a lot of change, and that is not easy", Meyhofer wrote in the email obtained by Bloomberg. The governor's office said it provided the emails to the newspaper in September. "We often promote news of the thousands of jobs and opportunities coming to Arizona".

The police said the vehicle, driving in autonomous mode, had failed to slow down before it struck and killed a woman who was walking her bicycle across a street.

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The company, as well as Facebook, are in the spotlight over alleged unauthorised access to personal data of the social media website's users.

In one email, dated August 19, 2016, Uber official Ashwini Chhabra emailed Ducey's deputy chief of staff, Danny Seiden.

"Governor Doug Ducey violated the trust of hardworking Arizonans across the state", the party's executive director, Herschel Fink, said in a statement.

A co-founder of a self-driving truck startup Uber bought to rev up its autonomous vehicle efforts is leaving the ride-share company, CNBC reported on Wednesday.

Uber put a temporary halt to the program in the USA after the March 18 accident, and has opted not to renew its permit to test such vehicles on roads in California.

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Videos recorded by nearby surveillance cameras and by vehicle dashboards and police body cameras have not been released. Attorney General Jeff Landry made the announcement Tuesday morning after meeting with Sterling's family.

Uber has about 200 vehicles at all four testing locations.