Uber will no longer be testing its self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco as the California Department of Moto Vehicles (DMV) revoked the registrations of the vehicles.
Last week, Uber refused to take a $150 permit for its fleet of 1+ self-driving cars that would facilitate the use of cars on the Californian roads as test vehicles. But, Uber argued that their cars don’t need a permit for its self-driving cars.
In a statement Uber said, “We have stopped our self-driving pilot in California as the DMV has revoked the registrations for our self-driving cars. We’re now looking at where we can redeploy these cars but remain 100 percent committed to California and will be redoubling our efforts to develop workable statewide rules.”
As per the revocation letter sent to Uber, the company can’t use its cars legally on San Francisco roads, provided that they can restart their pilot service by gaining the relevant permit.
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