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VP Ken Washington discusses Ford Smart Mobility, autonomous cars, and more.

For so-called "traditional" automakers, Detroit's Big Three have spent considerable resources over the past few months upending their conventional business models.

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Uber is telling some users to "Request When You're Ready" or face fees tacked onto their ride.

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In February Lyft informed drivers it was removing the surge cap — but nobody told the riders. So much for disclosure.

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RideScout, GlobeSherpa are now part of Moovel North America.

Mercedes-Benz parent brings Moovel ride-sharing division to the US buy acquiring two startups.

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BMW wants to ensure their products get driven, even if they are shared.

BMW has chosen Seattle to be the first city for its new ReachNow program, which is an overhauled version of the earlier DriveNow car sharing program available in San Francisco.

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Juno has a simple solution for improving the ride-sharing experience: better drivers.

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'Dynamic Shuttle' service will be one of first ideas new company explores.

For more than 100 years, Ford has built cars for the masses. On Friday, the company took its most concrete steps to date to splinter that business model among emerging alternatives to traditional car ownership.

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Proposed Legislation Threatens Nearly 10,000 Private Driver Jobs, It Says

Uber stopped operating in Paris today to support its drivers. This is the latest in a contentious struggle between the ride sharing service and taxis.

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Uber gets in trouble in France for 'ambiguous' rules that its drivers use to pick up passengers.

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But The Drivers Still Won't Be Reclassified As Employees

A class-action lawsuit against Lyft in California has ended with a $12.5 million settlement, but app-using drivers won't be classified as employees.

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Using gyroscopes and GPS chips built into driver and passenger smartphones, the company's new scheme will log when a driver is (or isn't) driving dangerously.

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There's more to GM's Sidecar deal than just ride sharing. There are some important patents, for example.

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In A Series Of Moves, GM Reinvents Itself As A Mobility Company

For now, General Motors. In the future, General Mobility? GM executives unveiled the creation of a new car-sharing service called Maven that will allow customers to use cars for as little as $6 per hour.

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Purchase Of Sidecar Comes After GM's $500m Investment In Lyft

Sidecar, self-proclaimed inventor of ridesharing, didn't survive in an Uber world. Now GM is swooping in to pick up the pieces.

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On Christmas Eve, the billionth Uber ride happened in London. On average, that's 15 million a month, globally.

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Ride hailing app companies Lyft and Uber are against a new proposal in Seattle that would let their drivers unionize. The city council will vote today.

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Four major players in the ride sharing industry, including Lyft and China's Didi Kuaidi, will form an alliance to challenge Uber's global expansion. The companies will offer seamless access to their apps across the supported countries and will share market knowledge.

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Uber's destinations pilot program in San Francisco could lure part-time drivers to the company by making it easier to pickup a fare while already commuting.

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Mobility Soars, But What Are The Long-Term Effects?

Prepare to share the highways with an ever-growing number of new road users. Americans both young and old who previously didn't have access to road transportation will soon capitalize on new ride-sharing services and mobility options, according to a new report from consulting firm KPMG.

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Right Now, It'll Only Take You From LA to Las Vegas

Tesloop offers rides in a Tesla Model S between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, with stops in other nearby cities coming soon.

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Uber could raise up to a billion in new investments, which would put the company's worth at around $70 billion.

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