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For the NTSB to determine the probable cause of the disastrous Uber and self-driving crash

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the logo of the company is Uber Technologies, Inc. on the day of the IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, New York, USA, on 10 May 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in a Nov. 19 hearing for the purpose of determining the probable cause of a March 2018, With Uber Technologies Inc. UBER.(N) self-driving car crash that killed a man in Arizona.

The crash involved a Volvo XC90 sport-utility vehicle, which Uber has been used to test self-driving technology, and it was a huge blow for the whole of the autonomous car industry, and led to other businesses to temporarily cease their testing.

Report by David Shepardson

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