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Uber CEO touts flying cars and change in attitude

Uber executives are providing an update on their plans to put flying cars in the air by 2020, with commercial rides beginning in 2023, but the most pointed comments from CEO Dara Khosrowshahi address the rideshare company’s present challenges. Khosrowshahi’s interview … Continue reading

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Uber CEO and Elon Musk clash over flying cars

Pop up some more popcorn: Billionaire Elon Musk has gotten himself into another CEO vs. CEO challenge, this time with Uber’s Dara Khosrowshahi over air taxis. Uber and many other companies are working on electric-powered, flying vehiclesthat could carry passengers autonomously … Continue reading

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Uber’s flying-car program gets a lift from NASA

Thanks to a lift from NASA, Uber says it’ll be testing its flying-car prototypes in Los Angeles as well as Dubai and Dallas-Fort Worth in 2020. The UberAir transport system will take advantage of the unmanned aerial vehicle traffic management … Continue reading

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Waymo opens up self-driving test in Phoenix

It’s been a good day on the streets and in the courts for Waymo, the driverless-car company that was spun out from Google as another Alphabet subsidiary last year. First off, Waymo opened up its closed trial for autonomous driving … Continue reading

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Uber will bring flying cars to Dallas and Dubai

Uber has been talking about flying cars for months, but today the ride-sharing company fleshed out its plan to become a flight-sharing company in 2020. “We actually get to live in this era of flying cars,” Jeff Holden, Uber’s chief product … Continue reading

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Uber powers ahead on autonomous vehicles

Uber says it’s acquiring Otto, a venture working on self-driving trucks, and starting up an autonomous-vehicle experiment with Volvo in Pittsburgh. The moves by the ride-share trailblazer, announced on Thursday, came just days after Ford laid out its plan to put … Continue reading

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Airbus and Uber plan on-demand copter rides

Independent films aren’t the only things that’ll be previewed at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah this week: Airbus Group and Uber Technologies are launching a pilot project that offers on-demand helicopter rides to the show. But if the project gets … Continue reading

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