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Partiers using Uber or Lyft — and with far fewer DUIs, it's saving lives

For better or worse, transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft have transformed how people get around in urban areas in the U.S. The worse portion comes mostly from Uber's near-constant controversy and the way TNCs have decimated the livelihood of taxi and limo drivers — and even driven some to suicide. The better part is they give people a better and cheaper option than taxis. Now there's evidence that TNCs are putting a dent in drunk driving, thanks to people using Uber

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In rare appearance, he offers free rides in Boring Co. tunnels

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk promised a cheering crowd on Thursday that his controversial dream of burrowing a high-speed network of "personalized mass transit" tunnels under Los Angeles could be achieved without disturbance or noise at the surface.

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New York City, San Francisco and Atlanta were in the top 10.

We're only the fifth most-congested country overall.

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The cars represent $10 million in taxpayer money.

"You're really supposed to get a manicure using the BMWs?"

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But legal hurdles abound.

Elon Musk says he's having "promising conversations" with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti about using The Boring Company's underground tunnel technology.

It's a "different roadmap" from Uber or Lyft.

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Thirty cities would join up to buy plug-in police cruisers, trash trucks.

It's for trucks, police cruisers, and more.

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PSA takes a low-key approach to its US return by investing in TravelCar.

PSA takes a stake in car-sharing service TravelCar, which will debut US operations out of Los Angeles and San Francisco airports in April.

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That's about a third as many EVs as Americans bought last year.

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland mayors collaborated on a request for information to automakers that make electric vehicles.

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New project will receive state and city funding.

100 electric vehicles will come to the Los Angeles neighborhoods that need them the most.

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A four-mile racetrack sounds like a practical Porsche perk.

The complex is a playground for all things Porsche.

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Ford EcoSport has been spied around Michigan.

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The LAPD is moving forward with the Model S as a police vehicle.

The LAPD is looking for a quicker electric car with more range. The Model S definitely fits the bill.

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2017 'green' Fusions are especially popular in Southern California.

In California, car buyers do seem to like the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Eneri Plug-in Hybrid.

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Waze will help you avoid what it calls "difficult intersections," at least if you live in Los Angeles.

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