Source: AutoVerdict
November 20, 2017
by Nick Saporito

Volvo Cars has announced it is selling tens of thousands of self-driving vehicles to Uber. The agreement calls for the company to supply the ride-hailing firm with base model vehicles that come from the factory with "core" autonomous driving technology installed.*

According to Volvo, the company will begin supplying Uber with vehicles in 2019 and will continue to do so through 2021. The agreement between the two firms is non-exclusive and Uber is pointing out that it will be putting its own self-driving technology on top of the "core" fitted by Volvo at the factory.* Subsequently, Volvo will continue developing its own self-driving technology independent of Uber.*

This agreement is a continuation of a relationship between the two firms that began back in 2016 when Volvo began supplying Uber with vehicles to use for self-driving tech testing.*

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