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The World's First Self-Driving Truck Delivery Was Beer

The World's First Self-Driving Truck Delivery Was Beer

In October 2016, Uber and its self-driving truck subsidiary Otto announced that they had completed the world's first autonomous truck delivery: 2,000 cases of Budweiser beer. Go inside the cab and see what it's like to "drive" this futuristic machine in the video below.

Uber's Self-Driving Truck Makes Its First Delivery

One short beer run for man, one giant leap for mankind.

WIRED

Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?

I don't know, are human drivers safe?

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. A man was driving a Tesla car in autopilot mode when a truck made a left turn in front of him. The car didn't stop and went under the truck, killing the driver. 00:27

  2. Tesla's autopilot feature is the most advanced of its kind available right now. Here's how it works. 01:01

  3. According to Tesla, this is the first fatality in more than 200 million km that users have driven with autopilot enabled. 02:18

The Social Dilemma Of Self-Driving Cars

Engineers can program the gas and brakes, but can they program ethics?

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