Tesla Vs Uber

With Uber currently embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit with Alphabet over allegations that it misappropriated the company's advanced self-driving hardware and software, a new book reveals that Uber at one point wanted to partner up with Tesla to help bring its own self-driving ambitions to reality.

According to Adam Lashinsky's new book Wild Ride, an excerpt of which was obtained by Bloomberg, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in 2016 called up Elon Musk and floated the idea of the two companies working together on autonomous driving technologies. Far from a surprise, Kalanick has made it abundantly clear that Uber needs to be at the forefront of the self-driving revolution, lest its business become less relevant, and in a worse case scenario, obsolete.

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