Uber nabs Ford exec to lead autonomous driving push

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In what may be the best sign yet that Uber is serious about becoming a leader in the emerging world of autonomous driving, the ride-sharing company announced this week that it has hired Ford Motor Company's top electronics and engineering director. Sherif Markaby will head up Uber's global vehicle programs in Pittsburgh, where Uber operates...