Sunday, 23 September, 2018

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian

Uber self-driving test car involved in accident resulting in pedestrian death		
		
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Kayla Schwartz | 19 March, 2018, 19:36

The next generation of the autonomous auto could come as early as the end of this year.

- Tempe police say a woman is dead after she was struck by a self-driving Uber auto on Mill Avenue.

The accident in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe caused the company to pause all testing of self-driving vehicles in cities across the country.

The woman was crossing the street in Tempe when the vehicle hit her.

Uber is pausing its self-driving auto tests temporarily, according to CNBC.

The woman was taken to the hospital where she died of her injuries.

Jana Sena's Pawan Kalyan retracts from supporting no-confidence motion against BJP
They are asking Pawan to understand the difference between the Union government and government of India. Chandrababu Naidu at a public event in Vijayawda on Wednesday.

Uber and Waymo, the name of Google's self-driving auto company, have been testing self-driving cars aggressively in the Phoenix area for a few years.

The operator of the auto was behind the wheel but the vehicle was in autonomous mode at the time.

An Uber spokesperson told ABC15 they are aware of the incident and are cooperating with authorities.

Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi said the death was "incredibly sad news".

"Our hearts go out to the victim's family".

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