As a livery cab driver in the Bronx for more than a decade, Orlando Lantigua knows some of his customers well. In the outer boroughs and low-income New York neighborhoods — where yellow cabs rarely go and public transportation is sometimes sparse — residents who lack smart phones or credit cards have relied on livery cabs for generations. More than 100 livery cab bases have closed their doors since 2015, when ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft began to provide a large number of trips, cuttin
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model. In a filing in New York state court in Manhattan, Uber also sought to void a rule banning the issuance of new licenses to for-hire vehicles through August 2020.
A former taxicab 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan, found in a Colorado self-service wrecking yard with 350,664 miles.
Flying water car. The Bubble is a 100 percent electric water taxi created by the French company SeaBubbles. The goal is to lower pollution and provide relief from heavy traffic on busy city streets.
Uber had argued that it was merely an app.
There won't be a human driver behind the wheel. At all.
London Taxi Co. shows off a prototype of an electric TX5 with a range extender at UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Beijing, taxi companies would have to come up with about $1.3 billion to replace gas-powered cabs with electric vehicles.
Why have self-driving cars, when you can have self-flying cars?
What's Swedish for 'taxi!'?
You've heard that autonomous cars are going to be part of our future, but in Singapore, they've already arrived thanks to nuTonomy. Karl Iagnemma, CEO, nuTonomy shares the story of the world's first self-driving taxi public trial.
Here's why it makes sense for Uber to focus on The Motor City.
Uber's self-driving vehicles have been unleashed.
Always start out by suggesting a five-CUC fare. Often, the drivers will simply agree, but if they do start to dicker at least you started off on good terms.
The surge in city dwellers has Airbus considering an Uber for the skies.