Uber’s self-driving CEO says the company needs robo-taxis because it can’t grow its fleet of human drivers fast enough (UBER)
|06/14/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Uber is making progress on its goal to launch a fleet of robo-taxis that do not have a human driver at all.
- Eric Meyhofer, CEO of Uber’s self-driving car unit, said the company plans to begin testing the cars without human safety drivers in small trials in 2020.
- The company hopes these cars will help augment its 3-million strong human driver workforce because, Meyhofer said, the company has trouble attracting and keeping enough drivers to meet the growth of its rideshare service.
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