Future Jobs: Automated Cab Fleet Manager

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In the future companies like Uber or Google may have fleets of self-driving cars, ferrying goods and people around cities. While the fleet and fleet management will be automated a manager will exist to solve problems caused by bugs and viruses in the system. This position will be part-time manager, part-time engineer.

The manager keeps an eye on all car systems, making sure vehicles are traveling at optimal speed, stopping for lights, avoiding accidents and dropping off passengers as timely as possible. He/she manages a dashboard of vehicles, performance, delivery times, issues and warnings.

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When problems arise, like an virus infected car which cause the doors to permanently lock, the fleet manager will dispense an engineer to open the vehicle.

Fleet managers will make sure their cars are in working order, fully charged and prepped for service. When diagnostics reveal an issue with a car, the fleet manager is notified and the car is taken out of service.

 
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