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Ride-hailing drivers across the U.S. to strike ahead of Uber IPO

It may be tough to find a ride the morning of Wednesday, May 8

It may be tough to find a ride the morning of Wednesday, May 8.

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Uber and Lyft are siphoning riders from public transit, study finds

Researchers say ride-hailing hurts bus and rail ridership, increases traffic congestion

Researchers say ride-hailing hurts bus and rail ridership, increases traffic congestion.

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Report: Waymo to start driverless ride-hailing program in December

It'll launch in suburban Phoenix using Early Rider members

It'll launch in suburban Phoenix using Early Rider members.

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Lyft asks for volunteers to ditch their cars for a month, 150,000 sign up

Program provides multi-modal transportation credits in 35 cities

Program provides multi-modal transportation credits to participants in 35 cities.

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Toyota grabs a $1B piece of Grab in yet another huge ride-hailing bet

Latest in trend of car companies investing in emerging ride industry

Latest in trend of car companies investing in emerging ride industry

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Shared self-driving cars could slash demand for U.S. sedans: study

The study used cellphone data from commuters in 3 large U.S. cities.

The result will be a "precipitous decline" to 2.1 million sedan sales annually in the United States by 2030 from 5.4 million sales currently.

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Scientists create ride-hailing tech that hides your travel data

The researchers call their software ORide for "Oblivious Ride".

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Uber saw rapid growth in 2016, but it still bled cash

Uber would've been one of the top 10 biggest money losers in 2016 if it were public.

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Uber and Volvo testing Self-Driving XC90 SUVs in San Francisco | Autoblog Minute

Uber and Volvo have turned a number of XC90s into self-driving SUVs in the City by the Bay. It's an extension of the program the two companies tested in Pittsburgh earlier this year.

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These Volvo XC90 SUVs could be your Uber AIs in San Francisco

The future is driverless.

What's Swedish for 'taxi!'?

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Google, Uber suffer setbacks in autonomous-drive efforts

Robot cars are still coming, of course.

Will we even be allowed to drive in the future?

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VW's MOIA is another car company looking for the new mobility

Yep, it's probably gonna have apps and car sharing.

MOIA is the name, mobility is its game.

VW may have to spend some of its $800M diesel scandal fund to advertise other brands in California

But it can say, 'sponsored by Volkswagen.'

VW might also have to pay for hydrogen stations for cars it doesn't sell.

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BMW ReachNow just became a full-fledged mobility services program

The sharing platform will now be availalbe in NYC, too.

There's an app for that. No, really.

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Lyft drivers will be among the first to get Chevy Bolt EVs

Express Drive program drivers will be able to rent some of the first Bolts.

Ride-hailing operator won't be ahead of car buyers, but will share the distinction of getting the first Bolt EVs.

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Spiri is an EV-only ridesharing service where you're the driver

The company has designed its own car, and service will start next year in Europe.

This tiny little EV weighs just 992 pounds.

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Lyft expects self-driving cars to handle most rides in 5 years

The company's CEO also sees private car ownership ending in large cities by 2025.

Let the pink mustache take control.

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Google is turning Waze into a ride-sharing platform

Launching this fall, it'll be more about carpooling than on-demand trips.

Google thinks that Waze can be more than just a map app.

Uber will use 50 BYD, Nissan EVs in London

This is the first time Uber will use electric cars in the UK.

Charge, drive, repeat.

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