Otto co-founder on the promise of self-driving trucks

Self-driving technology can drastically reduce the thousands of unnecessary fatalities on our roads, in addition to providing positive environmental impacts.

Anthony Levandowski, the co-founder of Otto — recently acquired by Uber and even more recently “completed the world’s first shipment by self-driving cars” — addressed long-haul inefficiencies through self-driving innovation, tackling issues including fuel consumption, carbon emissions, traffic congestion and accidents.

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