TITLE

Uber tech effort aims to ease ‘surge pricing’

AUTHOR(S)
Truett, Richard
PUB. DATE
January 2017
SOURCE
Automotive News;1/16/2017, Vol. 91 Issue 6760, p0040
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the push for self-driving vehicles by ride-hailing service Uber, as part of its solution for instances when there are not enough Uber drivers in a given area to meet customer demand.
ACCESSION #
120818444

 

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