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Uber's self-driving-car business has fallen behind Waymo and Cruise - here's why the ride-hail giant might give up on ATG

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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To former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, mastering self-driving-car technology was a matter of life or death for the ride-hailing firm.
"If we are not tied for first, then the person who is in first, or the entity that's in first, then rolls out a ride-sharing network that is far cheaper or far higher-quality than Uber 's, then Uber is no longer a thing," Kalanick said in a 2016 interview with Business Insider.
Kalanick recruited a team of autonomy experts from Carnegie Mellon to launch Uber's self-driving-car division in 2015. Since then, this Advanced Technologies Group...
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