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Uber wants to offer freight hauling services with its self-driving trucks next year

In May, Otto, a new venture co-founded by former Google Maps product lead Lior Ron, announced that it was developing an aftermarket self-driving kit for freight trucks that could potentially double their utilization and increase safety. The company was acquired by Uber in August for $680 million, and the cab service company is now gearing up to offer trucking services to logistics companies.
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