Uber's self-driving car: Prepare to be thrilled and bored at the same time
Sep 18, 2016 7:11 AM - PITTSBURGH - An hour before dawn Wednesday, Uber hit the green light on a project that many here have seen, but never experienced. Until now. Some of Uber's heaviest users woke up to an email Wednesday inviting them to test out the company's new self-driving cars, the centerpiece of a fully autonomous fleet Uber plans to use in the long run to replace human drivers. The pilot project, which is the first in the United States to include members of the public, offers a taste of a technological future thousands have only read about.