Uber a transport and ride app seemingly is doing more than what we hoped for. Uber though having faced challenges from the Matatu operators in Kenya. Uber however is still valid and it will always be valid and more needed in this future times. Times when technology and innovations are one thing and the same.
Uber taking risks has tested one feature that will change how it operates in future. Uber has tested self-driving car an autonomous car that would be a revolutionary change to how their taxi ? service operates.
Uber has shown off a hybrid Ford Fusion equipped with autonomous technology that will take to the streets. Uber is planning to test this autonomous technology equipped Ford on the streets of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This is just a test-drive for the self-driving cars.
“Real-world testing is critical to our efforts to develop self-driving technology. Self-driving cars have the potential to save millions of lives and improve quality of life for people around the world,” Uber wrote in an article on Thursday.
Uber argues that majority of accidents happen due to human error. And given the self-driving cars that features autonomous technology will take care of this. In another statement the company says that traffic jam also will be reduced because these cars will be intelligent unlike human errors.
I think this is one of the key steps the company is taking in making so much profits without incurring loses. This car use the autonomous technology for navigation.
What do you think of Uber Taxi ? testing self-driving cars. Is autonomous technology the way to go?