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Uber shuts down self-driving car operations in Arizona
24 May 2018
Uber has announced it will be shutting down its self-driving car operations in Arizona, following a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles two months ago.
Its entire self-driving car programme was suspended after the fatality where a woman was hit on a road in Arizona – marking the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle.
However, it will continue its wider self-driving car programme, limited to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and two cities in California this summer. It will focus on smaller routes and fewer cars.