The investments were part of a 2015 labor agreement, and Ford is banking on Trump easing federal regulations.
Like other tech companies, Uber has a relative dearth of women and minorities in technical roles.
A spokeswoman said the company felt confident in returning its cars to the streets of San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Tempe, Ariz.
It's unclear whether the vehicle was being controlled by a human or software at the time of the crash.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said automation is 50 to 100 years away. Many technologists disagree with that assessment.
The International Council on Clean Transportation found the cost of complying with federal fuel standards is up to 40 percent less than initially projected.
The Lucid Air has been parked in prime spots around Washington as its creators seek a government loan.
Jeff Jones, president of the ride-sharing business, stepped down after six months.
The program has also made loans to Nissan and Ford since it was formed in 2008.
The country and its consumers need Apple to take a more customized approach, Vivek Wadhwa writes.