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Former leader of the Uber-team of self-propelled cars returns to the Ford

Former leader of the Uber-team of self-propelled cars returns to the Ford

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Sherif Marakby, who until april headed the division of Uber that self-propelled cars develops, returns to his previous employer, Ford.

There Marakby the lead on the development of self-propelled, and electric cars, reported the carmaker Thursday.

The return of Marakby is part of a broader package of shifts in the top of Ford, after director Mark Fields earlier this week has been put aside. The new managing director Jim Hackett has made his team considerably on the kick is thrown.

Marakby left for Uber in the middle of various scandals and a lawsuit that was filed by Google-sister Waymo. That company claims that Uber uses stolen technology in the development of his self-propelled cars.

A year earlier, when Marakby of Ford to the Uber left, it was seen as an important signal that technology companies a greater role in the automotive market.

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