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Uber Exec Sees Bright Future for Ride Sharing

Company has no plans to go completely autonomous.

by on Jan.12, 2017

Uber continues to grow around the world, as "mobility" continues to evolve said Uber exec Shant Marakby.

With the transformation of mobility gaining momentum, Uber’s potential for growth is immense; one of the company’s top executives told the annual Automotive News World Congress.

Shant Marakby, a former Ford Motor Co. executive who is now Uber’s vice president of global vehicle programs, said Uber’s ride-sharing business has caught on and continues to expand In cities such as New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris.

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Further, the company expects to expand even more by adding autonomous vehicles in the future and help curb the use of surge pricing, which is unpopular with customers. (more…)