Moving on and moving up. Volkswagen AG and Hyundai Motor Co. have both announced partnerships with Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup with a focus on machine learning led by ex-Googler Chris Urmson. The industry particularly noted the Aurora-VW partnership as the company works to leave diesel and Dieselgate behind and move toward battery-powered, self-driving cars. Through this partnership, VW is expected to speed up the process of developing a driverless ride-sharing vehicle fleet in cities.
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