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

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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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Robot cars are still coming, of course.

Will we even be allowed to drive in the future?

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Uber drivers will be taking more selfies than teenagers.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.