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Uber is offering its self-driving vehicle business to Aurora

Uber is offering its self-driving vehicle business to Aurora

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Uber is offering its self-driving vehicle division to the self-ruling vehicle startup Aurora, finishing a five-year run of creating self-driving vehicles that was defaced by case and a fatal crash. Uber will take a 26% stake in Aurora and put $400 million in the Silicon Valley-based startup that makes programming for self-ruling vehicles and records Amazon among its investors. Aurora CEO Chris Urmson recently drove Google's self-driving vehicle program. Uber and Aurora state they've likewise struck a vital partnership to send self-driving vehicles controlled by Aurora on the Uber application. (UBER) established its self-driving endeavors in 2015 in Pittsburgh when it poached 40 specialists from Carnegie Mellon University. The activity, called Uber ATG (Advanced Technologies Group...