Lyft Making Leap to All-Electric Rides by 2030

Lyft Making Leap to All-Electric Rides by 2030

The impact of the pandemic has forced many companies to take a hard look at how they will do business in the future, and ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. is making a major change, committing to using battery-electric vehicles only by 2030. In a blog post on its website,...
GM Confirms Cuts at Cruise Automation

GM Confirms Cuts at Cruise Automation

Cruise Automation is cutting some employees, but the company remains tightly focused on its objective of developing self-driving vehicles, GM Chairman Mary Barra said during a web conference. Barra confirmed earlier reports from California that Cruise would be...
Waymo Restarting Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Phoenix

Waymo Restarting Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Phoenix

Courtesy of the ongoing pandemic, Waymo is going back to the future with its Waymo one autonomous ride service. The company is going to resume sending the vehicles back out on the roads around Phoenix, but with drivers only — no passengers. The company suspended...
GM Pulls the Plug on Maven Car-Sharing Service

GM Pulls the Plug on Maven Car-Sharing Service

General Motors told the 230,000 subscribers to its Maven car-sharing service that it will no longer accept reservations. The project, first launched four years ago, was expected to position GM as a major player in the “sharing” economy. But while ride-sharing services...
General Motors to Help Develop Next-Gen Honda EVs

General Motors to Help Develop Next-Gen Honda EVs

General Motors and Honda are expanding existing ties, teaming up to develop new battery-electric vehicles the Japanese automaker plans to add to its line-up for the 2024 model-year. Honda will bring two new all-electric models to market, it announced late Thursday,...