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Uber's massive Volvo order is a big self-driving step

One year ago   |   By SlashGear

Uber's aspirations for a self-driving fleet of cars are no secret, and today the company took a big step toward realizing that dream. Uber has struck a new deal with Volvo that will see the latter produce tens of thousands of SUVs that Uber will then outfit with its autonomous driving systems. We'll see all of this happen within the...
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Uber readies for driverless revolution with 24,000 cars from Volvo

Uber readies for driverless revolution with 24,000 cars from Volvo

One year ago   |   By CBR

Though Number 10 aids burst Philip Hammond's hopes of test-driving a driverless car in the West Midlands this week, autonomous “self-driving” vehicles will almost certainly become the norm in developed cities at some point.
Uber has just announced a multi-billion dollar deal to buy tens of thousands of driverless SUVs from Chinese-owned car manufacturer Volvo. The purchase agreement comes a year and three months after the ride-sharing company struck a $300m partnership with Volvo to produce new base vehicles capable of Autonomous Drive to be bought by Uber.
Volvo announced the...
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Volvo To Supply 24,000 Cars For Uber's Self-Driving Fleet

Volvo To Supply 24,000 Cars For Uber's Self-Driving Fleet

One year ago   |   By Android Headlines

Volvo has announced that it entered an agreement with Uber to provide 24,000 Volvo vehicles for the ride-hailing company's driverless fleet. Autonomous driving has recently been a hot topic of interest among automakers and various other companies such as Google and Uber, and the latter is preparing to accelerate its efforts in this area by acquiring more compatible cars. Under the new agreement, Uber will purchase 24,000 vehicles from Volvo between 2019 and 2021, which should significantly boost its efforts in the autonomous driving space. Uber had already fitted roughly 200 Volvo cars...
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Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network

Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network

One year ago   |   By NY Times

Uber has agreed to buy tens of thousands of self-driving Volvos for its ride-hailing network once the technology is production-ready.
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Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

One year ago   |   By Phys.org

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to the ride-sharing company, Uber.
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