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California governor signs protections for Uber, Lyft drivers and other gig workers

'Setting the global standard for worker protections,' but Uber vows a fight

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The best cities for rideshare driving

Here's where you're likely to earn the most, and why

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California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

Uber, Lyft, others will be required to treat workers like employees

The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees. The bill, which was sponsored by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez and is backed by Governor Gavin Newsom, passed the state senate with 29 votes in favor and 11 votes against it. The bill, AB5, has garnered national attention, largely owi

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Uber's next business idea: Lending money to drivers

The company has started to poll drivers on their interest in a new financial product

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Rideshare, delivery apps pledge $90M California ballot fight

California's law would be the strictest on worker classification in the nation

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash threatened Thursday to spend $90 million on a California ballot measure if they can't reach a deal with unions and lawmakers on legislation that would change the rights of their drivers and other so-called gig workers. "We remain focused on reaching a deal, and are confident about bringing this issue to the voters if necessary," Adrian Durbin, senior director of communications at Lyft, said in a statement. The companies' team-up comes as California lawma

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Insurance answers for gig drivers

Here's what Uber and Lyft provide, and what insurance you'll need to get on your own

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China's Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations

Uber, Lyft to be among first customers

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry. Ninebot said Uber and Lyft , the ride-hailing giants that are expanding into scooter-sharing, would be among the customers for the new semi-autonomous vehicles that are expected to hit roads early next year. Gao Lufeng, Ninebot chairman

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Uber revenue falls short of projections, and its stock drops with it

$5 billion quarterly loss, but 'we made good progress'

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Uber, Lyft widen gap over taxis for business travelers

Uber is #1 most expensed vendor, Lyft #3, beating Amazon and all airlines

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How to save money with Uber and Lyft

From promo codes to pooling, there are ways to make your trips cheaper

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What parents need to know when using Uber and Lyft with children

Know the rules, and the law, to keep your kids safe

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The reality of how much you'll earn as an Uber driver

Ride-hailing driving comes with hidden costs

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U.S. rejects Tesla and Uber requests for Chinese tariff relief

25% tariff remains for computers, screens, and electric bikes

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters. The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) rejected requests to exempt the Model 3 car computer and center screen in May 29 letters, saying they both concern "a p

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Uber drones will swoop down with your McDonald's order in San Diego

Drone to driver to customer — sounds like a complicated way to eat a Big Mac

Drone to driver to customer — sounds like a complicated way to eat a Big Mac.

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The best vehicles to drive for Uber or Lyft might surprise you

Picking the right vehicle for ridesharing is your key to profit

Choosing the right tool for the job can be the difference in turning a profit.

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India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

40% by April 2026 is the plan

40% by April 2026 is the plan.

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Note to rideshare passengers: 4 stars is a kiss of death

Now, Lyft requires you to explain why you gave someone less than 4 stars

Now, Lyft requires you to explain why you gave someone less than 4 stars

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Uber loses another $1 billion as costs grow for drivers, food delivery

But revenue was up 20%: 'Our story is simple. We're the global player'

But revenue was up 20%: 'Our story is simple. We're the global player'

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Fatal New Mexico Uber shooting stemmed from 'large amount of vomit' in car

... and the resulting argument over a clean-up fee

... and the resulting argument over a clean-up fee.

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Numerous ride-hailing cars have open safety recalls, says CR

Open recalls include Takata airbags

Open recalls include Takata airbags.

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