This project has had a team of engineers, led by Jonathan Chacón, Senior Accessible Software Engineer at Cabify, and blind consultants who have actively participated in the design and implementation of this new version of the application.
Apart from laying off the staff, Daimler plans to reduce staff costs by offering a lower number of hours to employees, extending temporary workers’ contracts, and being conservative in offering 40-hour contracts.
This isn't Tesla's first lawsuit accusing former employees of stealing vital info, the company once accused another former employee of leaving with autonomous information and handing it over to Aurora.
Early this year the company announced it was expanding to Kenya and is now making Nigeria its third country of operation. The company joins the likes of MAX, Gokada and ORide that are operating in the sector.
Both Kampala, Uganda and Kigali, Rwanda have unveiled electric vehicle assembly plants in the past two months, blazing the regional trail with Kenya and Tanzania only making baby steps toward embracing the new technology.