DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) —Ride-sharing company Uber will start using self-driving cars on the streets of Pittsburgh soon.
The company says the autonomous Ford Fusions will have human backup drivers but will transport passengers just like normal Uber vehicles within the next several weeks.
Uber has a self-driving research lab in Pittsburgh and is working on autonomous technology.
Also Thursday, Uber and Volvo announced a $300 million deal for Volvo to provide SUVs to Uber for autonomous vehicle research. Eventually, the Volvo SUVs will be part of the self-driving fleet in Pittsburgh.
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