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Uber Neglected Simulation Testing on Self-Driving Cars, Insiders Say

By Amir Efrati · Jun 19, 2018 7:02 AM PDT · 8 comments

When a self-driving car prototype operated by Uber fatally struck a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., in March, Uber quickly identified the likely cause in software that caused the vehicle to ignore certain objects that its sensors detected. But a further realization dawned on some executives and members of the team: The rush to develop a commercial self-driving vehicle had led Uber to de-emphasize ...