Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car

Uber Technologies Inc on June 12 will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions. Uber said the new production XC90 will be assembled by Volvo Cars in Sweden and have human controls like steering wheels and brake pedals, but added it has factory-installed steering and braking systems designed for computer rather than human control. Previously, Uber had purchased about 250 Volvo XC90 SUVs and retrofitted them for self-driving use.

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