GM Testing Battery Pack for Autonomous Cruise Origin

GM Testing Battery Pack for Autonomous Cruise Origin

Correction: This story has been amended. GM is currently testing only the battery system for the Cruise Origin at its proving grounds.  General Motors expects to begin testing preproduction models of the self-driving Cruise Origin at its Michigan proving grounds next...
Uber, Lyft Score Big Victory in California

Uber, Lyft Score Big Victory in California

In addition to the presidential part of the election, the auto industry closely monitored the voting across the country, including Uber and Lyft appearing to get their prayers answered in California with the passage of Proposition 22. The two ride-hailing companies...
Uber, Lyft Score Big Victory in California

Uber, Lyft Lose Again on California Contractor Issue

Uber and Lyft suffered another setback in their fight against having to classify drivers as employees in California and are now the two companies are counting on a ballot initiative to block the full implementation of a new state law, which limits employers’ ability...
GM Teams Up to Help Uber Go 100% Electric

GM Teams Up to Help Uber Go 100% Electric

General Motors is expanding a program intended to help ride-hailing drivers go electric as part of market giant Uber’s goal to have 100% of its U.S. vehicles running on battery power by 2030. The automaker will let drivers access employee pricing if they purchase a...
Commuting May Have Changed Forever, Finds New Study

Commuting May Have Changed Forever, Finds New Study

The coronavirus pandemic has had a massive impact on life in America, with millions infected, more than 170,000 dead, and most Americans now taking steps to avoid becoming part of those statistics. Since the first COVID-19 cases started showing up across the country...
Former Uber Exec Blocked Information about Database Hack

Former Uber Exec Blocked Information about Database Hack

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged Uber’s former chief security officer with obstruction of justice for covering up a hack of the ride-hailing service’s computer system in 2016 and exposing the personal data of millions of users of the service and its drivers....