Kalanick: I love self-driving cars because I can fire Uber drivers. Audience member: “Don’t be a dick”

Speaking at Kara Swisher’s CODE conference a few minutes ago, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick answered a question about how his company feels about self-driving cars. That answer should probably have Uber drivers rushing to Lyft, resumes in hand…

“I love [self driving cars] all day long,” he said. “The Uber experience is expensive because it’s not just the car but the other dude in the car. When there’s no other dude in the car, the cost [of taking an Uber] gets cheaper than owning a vehicle.”

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