Date: 7 months ago   Category: Auto

Uber has stopped development of pilotless trucks


Now all efforts of the company on creation of UAVs will concern only cars. The American company Uber which has started the service of the same name for a taxi call has wound up development of pilotless trucks. With reference to the head of Uber Advanced Technologies Group Eric Meykhofer the CNN TV channel reports about it. According to him, now all efforts of the company on creation of UAVs will concern only cars. Meykhofer also called concentration on such developments in "the best way" for energy and abilities of staff of the company. At the same time in Uber have refused to call the number of workers whom the refusal of development of pilotless trucks will concern. The company has undertaken creation of the pilotless truck after has bought a startup of Otto which was engaged in developments in this sphere in 2016. Tests of cars were carried out in Pittsburgh, California and Arizona. In March the UAV of Uber has struck and kill the woman in Arizona. According to the report of national council on safety on transport of the USA, in 1,3 seconds prior to collision the car could define that it is necessary to use emergency brakes, however it wasn't succeeded to make it - this system has been disconnected. At the same time the driver who sat in Uber on a case of unforeseen situations has pressed a brake pedal after collision. After the incident of Uber has suspended tests of self-driving cars and I have reported that won't carry out test in Arizona any more. As notes CNN, now UAVs test under complete control of drivers. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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