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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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Uber is experimenting with Bop It toys to keep inebriated passengers entertained, and less likely to assault their drivers, in Charlotte, NC.

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French taxi drivers protesting Uber set fires on Parisian freeways Tuesday in the midst of a larger public sector strike gripping France.

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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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University Of Michigan Study Finds Declines Across All Ages

A rising percentage of Americans are skipping the time-honored tradition of obtaining and holding a driver's license. Researchers from the University of Michigan found a decrease in the proportion of US citizens who hold licenses between 2011 and 2014.

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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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The Taco Bell exec that was recorded assaulting an Uber driver is now suing his victim for $5 million, claiming he was recorded illegally.

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Action for Cabbies has set up a crowdfunding campaign to get the UK legal system to look at Transport for London's 2012 decision to grant Uber's license.

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When I hopped into the taxi line in Vegas, I didn't think about being a woman alone at night in a car with a strange, untraceable cab driver. That was a mistake.

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Uber just received $2 billion in funding in China to bankroll the ridesharing app's attempts to control that lucrative market.

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NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton says women should, 'adopt the buddy system' when they ride in a cab, especially late at night.

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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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The Google-owned Waze navigation app has close relationships with cities around the world. That friendliness could be a major advantage if Google launches an autonomous ridesharing service to challenge Uber.

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Google's work on autonomous vehicles could lead to a dedicated business next year, and it would offer a ridesharing service using the driverless cars.

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The Seattle City Council voted unanimously to allow drivers for ridesharing apps to unionize, but the measure could face legal hurdles soon.

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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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Autoline On Autoblog With John McElroy

Auto industry expert John McElroy looks at the growing trend of car- and ridesharing. For some people, their current cars are the last ones they'll ever buy.

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BlaBlaCar now has 25 million members, and half of the company's new users are in places like Russia and India.

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