Uber’s First Self-Driving Fleet has Arrived

Uber’s commitment to automated transportation is revving up, thanks to a partnership with Volvo that gives Pittsburgh commuters the opportunity to try out self-driving cars for free – though the cars will be observed by a member of Uber’s team for each journey taken. Either way, it’s a significant step for the online transportation network, which has also purchased Otto, a self-driving truck startup founded by a pair of former Google developers.