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Amish Uber: Share a ride in a horse and buggy

Why would you ever hail a cab when you can hail a horse?

Why would you ever hail a cab when you can hail a horse?

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Lyft to pay Chicago residents $550 to park their car for a month

The company wants to show how expensive car ownership can be

The company wants to show how expensive car ownership can be.

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Uber will start paying EV drivers in bid to boost electric cars

Targeting 5 million rides in electric vehicles over the next 12 months

Targeting 5 million rides in electric vehicles over the next 12 months.

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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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Lyft plans to spend millions to offset carbon from its cars

‘Action cannot wait’: What the money buys

Lyft on Thursday announced a multimillion-dollar investment to counterbalance the pollution produced by its entire fleet of ride-sharing vehicles by immediately purchasing carbon offsets verified by a third party. The plan to become fully carbon-neutral, it says, makes Lyft one of the top voluntary purchasers of carbon offsets in the world.

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Self-driving vehicles still scare American drivers, AAA finds

But the number of survey respondents frightened by driverless cars is dropping.

Just 13 percent of survey respondents said they would feel safer sharing the road with autonomous vehicles.

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Saab is reborn! ... sort of: NEVS launches production of 9-3 EV

NEVS bought Saab's automotive assets from bankruptcy

The car is basically an all-electric version of the Saab 9-3, but under a different name.

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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 admits self-driving Volvos have issues days after defying California regulators

The vehicles have been making dangerous turns through bike lanes.

This is in addition to reports of running red lights and failing to yield for pedestrians.

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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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Here's how selfies will keep you safe when hailing an Uber

Uber drivers will be taking more selfies than teenagers.

Need a ride? First, let's take a selfie.

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Ford and MIT making LiDAR-equipped shuttle services that learn

For MIT students, it will be like taking Uber to class.

A glimpse into Ford's sharing plans for the automotive future

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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Now some Ubers will only wait 2 minutes before charging you

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

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Lyft nixed its surge cap and didn't tell riders

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

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Moovel debuts in US, marking another mobility shift for Daimler

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 moves car-sharing program from San Francisco to Seattle

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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Uber rival promises a nicer ride through happier drivers

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

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Why Ford decided to create a 'Smart Mobility' subsidiary

'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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