Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group has a new version of its testing transport truck for autonomous tech. The new model features an updated technology stack, including a 64 channel spinning LiDAR array. Following the lawsuit, the Uber ATG truck notably drops all Otto branding. The new Uber ATG truck tech loadout also includes upgraded components and software throughout the vehicle.The LiDAR used in the new design is an off-the-shelf part rather than one developed in-house. The new truck can be spotted in testing in SF and on neighboring highways. Although the trucks are self-driving, each one has a trained driver onboard ready to take control.
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