PRESS RELEASES

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Aurora Innovation Acquisition of Uber Self-Driving Unit

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 7, 2020) Mayor William Peduto released the following statement today regarding the announcement that Strip District-based Aurora Innovation is purchasing Uber’s Advanced Technology Group: 

“The self-driving vehicle industry was born in Pittsburgh and through this agreement will continue to grow here. The industry employees thousands of Pittsburghers directly, and with this purchase Aurora is assuring it will continue to thrive here and Pittsburgh will remain a global technology hub.” 

 

Published

12.07.2020

Contacts

Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office
412-660-1999
timothy.mcnulty@pittsburghpa.gov