Uber has been working on its self-driving car technology for quite some time now, but it won't just benefit itself. Uber is in the process of negotiating a deal with Toyota in order to install a self-driving system in minivans.
Uber has just revealed that for several months its self-driving trucks have been transporting commercial freight across Arizona. But the system still has a trained driver monitoring the ride and avoids busy city streets.
Ever taken an Uber ride after a few drinks and accidentally requested the wrong destination? This guy did and it cost him $1,635. Kenny Bachman meant to stay in West Virginia but took a ride back to his home in New Jersey.
Missed doctor appointments due to transportation issues is a serious problem for health care facilities. Uber Health is a new platform that lets organizations book rides for patients to and from the clinic.
Frustrated with strict regulations that hindered the development of its London bus service, Citymapper has launched Smart Ride, a new app-based service described by the company as "a bit like a bus ... [and] a bit like a cab."
In a bid to regain its London license, Uber has unveiled measures to improve the service's safety. Uber lost its license in September over safety concerns, but can operate while it waits for its appeal to be heard in the spring.
Uber forever changed the way we move, but its meteoric rise to wardthe top of the tech industry wasn't trouble-free. Here are some of the scandals that have rocked the ridesharing giant over the past few years.
In an effort to combat driver fatigue, Uber will be forcing its drivers to take a break. The new feature in the ridesharing platform will kick in automatically once drivers have been active for 12 hours.
Uber has had a tumultuous relationship with its major Asian investors. Now, things are getting more complicated. Didi and SoftBank are working together to bring ridesharing services to Japan. Worse yet, Toyota has invested in JapanTaxi.
Uber settled the lawsuit over Waymo's intellectual property to avoid a jury verdict. The company will pay Waymo million, though it doesn't admit wrongdoing and pledges to continue developing self-driving technology.