Unfortunately that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. In a report from The Wall Street Journal, it cites an internal memo that they have obtained that Uber had decided to end its self-driving program in Arizona. The memo reads in part, “We’re committed to self-driving technology, and we look forward to returning to public roads in the near future.”
This follows a report from earlier this month in which Uber states that they plan to resume the program in a few months. However based on the memo, it states that the company will be looking to conduct a “top-to-bottom safety review”. Uber is also expected to continue looking into and developing its self-driving technology, so it just seems that for now the program in Arizona has ended.
As Uber states, they do plan on returning to public roads for testing in the future, but it is unclear as to when it might be. At the moment it is unclear as to what exactly might have been the reason behind the accident. Some reports claim it was a lack of sensors, while others claim it might have been an issue with the software.
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