Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles in North America Because of Airbag Issues
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Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles in North America Because of Airbag Issues

The issue is due to deterioration of ammonium nitrate in Takata airbag inflators, and the recall will affect a number of models including 4Runner, Corolla, Matrix and Lexus.
Former Uber Employee Claims He Was Denied Bathroom Breaks a Month Before He Was Fired
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Former Uber Employee Claims He Was Denied Bathroom Breaks a Month Before He Was Fired

The former employee says that stopping a car during a test drive even for a bathroom break was problematic since the vehicle had to reboot before it could start all over again. The company made it clear that drivers “should probably hold it”.
Amazon's Program for Underperforming Employees is Doing More Harm than Good
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Amazon's Program for Underperforming Employees is Doing More Harm than Good

Amazon decided last year to launch a program called Pivot. The program was designed to help employees get back on track in line with Amazon’s standards. But 18 months after the program was first implemented, it’s attracting the dissent of employees at the company.
No More Self-Driving Uber Cars in Arizona
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No More Self-Driving Uber Cars in Arizona

Uber has announced that tests for its self-driving cars in Arizona have been canceled. The company will lay off 300 workers as a result, most of whom are vehicle operators. The decision comes barely two months after an autonomous car owned by Uber hit and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona.
Arizona Suspends Uber’s Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Program after Tragic Incident
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Arizona Suspends Uber’s Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Program after Tragic Incident

The state of Arizona has suspended Uber’s self-driving car tests, just weeks after an Uber self-driving SUV hit and killed a woman in Tempe, AZ.
Self-Driving Uber Car Hit and Killed Arizona Woman Crossing Street
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Self-Driving Uber Car Hit and Killed Arizona Woman Crossing Street

A woman in Tempe, Arizona was hit and killed by a self-driving Uber car, marking the first time that a pedestrian has been killed by a self-driving car.

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