For both Google and Uber, the long-term efforts to build self-driving cars continue. Google still wants to introduce autonomous taxis and Uber's UberFreight, which is evolving from the self-driving tech that Uber got when it bought Otto.
Google's John Krafcik reveals new self-driving company name: Waymo.— Tim Higgins (@timkhiggins) December 13, 2016
Despite these potholes, it is safe to say that self-driving cars are still coming, and in a big way. Shahar Waiser, the CEO of the taxi-hailing app Gett, believes that in 10 years millions of driving jobs will be obsolete and that humans won't be allowed to drive at all. So, get your kicks on Route 66 while you can.