Firas Batterjee from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia wants to know: When can we expect cars to start driving themselves?
The US ride-hailing company has said it is halting its pilot program for driverless cars after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology hit and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona on Sunday.
Volkswagen, the world's biggest car manufacturer, has made its biggest leap yet into the world of self-driving cars. It will work with Silicon Valley firm Aurora to bring self-driving taxis to the streets by 2021.
Technologies Inc. has removed its self-driving cars from San Francisco streets, just one week after their launch, in response to a regulatory crackdown.
State regulators in California have ordered Uber to "cease the operations" of its autonomous cars until it receives state permission. The company is currently running a pilot scheme in San Francisco and Pittsburgh.
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