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GM's Cruise Expands Robotaxi Service in San Francisco to Daytime Hours
GM's Cruise Expands Robotaxi Service in San Francisco to Daytime Hours

18 Nov 2022, 16:30 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt announced that Cruise driverless service is now operating during daytime hours, too, albeit in a limited area of the city

 
Baidu Says Bye-Bye to Taxi Drivers, Gets New Licenses for Autonomous Transport
Baidu Says Bye-Bye to Taxi Drivers, Gets New Licenses for Autonomous Transport

8 Aug 2022, 12:08 UTC · By: Camelia Bistrae / The permits issued by the municipalities of the two cities, Chongqing and Wuhan, certify that commercial robotaxis can perform public rides without a driver.

 
Urban Venture Claims to Be the First-Ever Realistic Ride-Hailing Tycoon Simulator
Urban Venture Claims to Be the First-Ever Realistic Ride-Hailing Tycoon Simulator

7 Mar 2022, 14:33 UTC · By: Cosmin Vasile / Be the owner of your own Uber business in a 1:1 recreation of Barcelona, or be a simple modern-day taxicab driver who earns money and experience

 
Uber Now Helps Feeding People in Over 400 Cities Across the U.S.
Uber Now Helps Feeding People in Over 400 Cities Across the U.S.

20 Jul 2021, 09:38 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Uber's grocery delivery service keeps expanding and it is now available in over 400 cities across the U.S.: New York, San Francisco, Miami, Phoenix, and more.

 
Uber Teams Up With Arrival to Create a Ride-Hailing EV
Uber Teams Up With Arrival to Create a Ride-Hailing EV

4 May 2021, 17:21 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Arrival, a U.K.-based car manufacturer, has teamed up with Uber to create an EV for ride-hail users. The project aims to reduce congestion and pollution.

 
Flying Cars Are What Uber’s New Joint Venture Is Dreaming About
Flying Cars Are What Uber’s New Joint Venture Is Dreaming About

18 Oct 2020, 10:12 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Uber and South Korean carrier SK Telecom announced a new joint venture whose role could eventually be the creation of flying cars

 
Mercedes-Benz Launches Premium Ride-Hailing Business with Geely
Mercedes-Benz Launches Premium Ride-Hailing Business with Geely

3 Dec 2019, 16:45 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Daimler and Geely launch the StarRides premium ride-hailing service in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, more to follow in 2020

 
Car, Go Make Me Some Money!
Car, Go Make Me Some Money!

27 Apr 2019, 08:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Tesla's proposed rollout of driverless cars and ride-hailing app opens the doors to a new way of making money for the average Joes.

 
Microsoft Wants in on the Asian Ride Hailing Market, Invests in Grab
Microsoft Wants in on the Asian Ride Hailing Market, Invests in Grab

9 Oct 2018, 10:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Microsoft partners with Grab in Southeast Asia to help the ride-hailing service tap more into the 600 million customer market.

 
Ford to Launch a Ride-Hailing Car Brand in China
Ford to Launch a Ride-Hailing Car Brand in China

6 May 2018, 08:42 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Ford announces plans to launch a new car brand and related services for a new ride-hailing service for the Chinese market.

 
EU Court Decides Uber Is a Transportation Company, Will Face Stricter Rules
EU Court Decides Uber Is a Transportation Company, Will Face Stricter Rules

20 Dec 2017, 16:00 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Uber finally got what has coming its way after the European Union top court ruled that it is in fact a transport service and should be regulated as such

 
Uber Orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s in $1 Billion Deal for Its RoboTaxi Program
Uber Orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s in $1 Billion Deal for Its RoboTaxi Program

21 Nov 2017, 12:11 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The ride-hailing company is putting a lot of cash into its effort to develop a functional self-driving car, knowing the benefits could be ten-fold

 
Uber Loses License to Operate in London, Its Largest Presence in a European City
Uber Loses License to Operate in London, Its Largest Presence in a European City

22 Sep 2017, 14:31 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Transport for London felt Uber's "approach and conduct demonstrated a lack of corporate responsibility" and decided not to renew its license

 
Feeling Nature's Call with Nowhere to Go in Sight? The Van-GO Has You Covered
Feeling Nature's Call with Nowhere to Go in Sight? The Van-GO Has You Covered

27 Jun 2017, 09:56 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / A mobile toilet (even though 'bathroom does it more justice') that you can hail anywhere you are won't be the next billion-dollar business

 
Volkswagen's New Company MOIA Goes Head to Head with Uber, Maybe Even Tesla
Volkswagen's New Company MOIA Goes Head to Head with Uber, Maybe Even Tesla

6 Dec 2016, 10:03 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The German giant is joining the ride-hailing and car sharing market by creating a standalone company to deal with the issues of future mobility

 
China's Uber "Ghost Drivers" Are Scaring the Customers Away for a Profit
China's Uber "Ghost Drivers" Are Scaring the Customers Away for a Profit

25 Sep 2016, 16:40 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Chinese Uber drivers have found a very weird way of making some money without doing any work, and it's freaking their clients out

 
Uber to Invest $500 Million in World Mapping Project to Free Itself from Google
Uber to Invest $500 Million in World Mapping Project to Free Itself from Google

1 Aug 2016, 14:50 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / After welcoming the man who led the Google Maps team back in the day and putting him in charge of its own mapping project, Uber announces huge investment