An Uber executive accused of stealing driverless car technology
from his former employers at Google is exercising his Fifth
Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination, according to his
The lawyers for Anthony Levandowski, the former head of Google’s
self-driving car project who is now leading a similar effort at
Uber, said he was broadly asserting his Fifth Amendment rights
because there was “potential for criminal action” in the case,
according to court transcripts obtained on Thursday.