Uber Self-Driving Car Operators Laid Off In Pittsburgh And San Francisco

Uber’s self-driving car operations have been under scrutiny ever since the fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars in Arizona back in March. The company has since ended its self-driving car program in Arizona. The company also suspended driverless car testing in all other markets which include Toronto, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco. It now appears to be trimming the staff attached to the overall project as well. According to a new report, Uber has laid off close to 100 of its self-driving car operators in San Francisco and Pittsburgh. This might look like Uber is done with its self-driving car program but that’s far from the case. The company is working to resume testing in Pittsburgh in the next several weeks.“Our team remains committed to building safe self-driving technology, and we look forward to returning to public roads in the coming months,” a spokesperson for the company confirmed to TechCrunch.The operators who have been laid off can apply for about one of 55 new advanced o

Uber Self-Driving Car Operators Laid Off In Pittsburgh And San Francisco

Uber’s self-driving car operations have been under scrutiny ever since the fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars in Arizona back in March. The company has since ended its ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Ubergizmo

Uber lays off 100 safety drivers as it scales back self-driving tests

Uber aims for quality over quantity in self-driving car tests.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Arstechnica

Uber scales back self-driving operations, lays off 100 employees - Roadshow

In the wake of a fatal crash back in March, Uber continues to wind back its self-driving operations, laying off 100 employees in Pittsburgh and San Francisco.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from CNET

Uber scales back self-driving operations, lays off 100 employees - CNET, Thu 12 Jul 18 from CNET

Uber lays off 100 safety drivers following a fatal crash in Arizona

Uber has made 100 redundancies at its Pittsburgh base of operations where the firm has been conducted lab tests since its on-road privileges were suspended in March.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Uber scales back self-driving car tests in wake of fatal crash

Company lays off Pittsburgh drivers as it prepares to return to roads with a smaller fleet Uber laid off 100 of its self-driving car backup drivers in Pittsburgh on Wednesday as it scales back ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Guardian.co.uk

Uber lays off roughly 100 workers in its self-driving team

Uber is scaling back its self-driving team in the wake of the fatal Arizona crash and the subsequent shutdown of its autonomous operations. The ridesharing company has confirmed to ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Engadget

Uber laid off its self-driving car safety drivers in Pittsburgh

Uber has laid off its self-driving car safety operators in Pittsburgh as the company reevaluates its autonomous vehicle strategy following a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona, in March, ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from The Verge

Uber axes driverless car 'safety drivers' after fatal crash 

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

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