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Khosrowshahi, whose on air interview Thursday lasted about six minutes, more or less acknowledged the company’s past bad behavior while addressing issues such as regulation, safety and securing customer data.

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In regard to last month’s fatal crash involving a self driving Uber vehicle in Arizona, purse replica handbags Khosrowshahi said the company is undergoing a top to bottom audit of safety practices. But he also said the fatal crash has not diminished the company’s commitment to developing a fleet of autonomous Wholesale Replica Bags vehicles someday. At the moment, the robotic cars are like “student drivers” and just need more time to learn, he said.

“Ultimately, self driving cars will be safer than human drivers,” he said.

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Sounding a little like Spider Man, he said, “I think that Silicon Valley is understanding that, with building these platforms comes the responsibility to make sure that those platforms are being used for good.”

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This blog has been updated to clarify Khosrowshahi’s remarks on continuously monitoring drivers; a previous version suggested incorrectly that this would involve monitoring trip data.

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