autonomous vehicles

Uber Kicks Its Self-Driving Car Unit Out the Side Door

Uber Kicks Its Self-Driving Car Unit Out the Side Door

Uber is bailing on its self-driving car unit, the Uber Advanced Technologies Group, and will sell it off to driverless trucking-focused startup Aurora in a deal that could create a combined firm valued at $US10 ($13) billion, the companies announced on Monday.

Cruise Will Test Autonomous Delivery Next Year

Cruise Will Test Autonomous Delivery Next Year

Cruise, which is GM’s big effort at autonomous, said Tuesday that it would begin testing autonomous deliveries from Walmart in the U.S. early next year. The cars are also all-electric.