Democrats, in a political payoff to unions, have again introduced legislation in Congress to effectively make gig economy jobs like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, etc. illegal.
Driverless tech company Motional has announced it will use Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 for its robotaxi deal with Lyft.
In a world first, Uber will treat its UK drivers as “workers” after losing its case before the British Supreme Court.
Early Uber investor Jason Calacanis says that unlike Lyft, Uber built a very anti-fragile business with the combination of Eats and Rides and has become relentlessly focused.
Toyota is partnering with Aurora and Denso to develop autonomous vehicles, rather than going it alone.
Riding a bike or scooter may become much safer, as a coalition of companies is working to help them “talk” to cars and make drivers aware of their presence.
Researchers at Uber are proposing a new artificial intelligence (AI) language model that emphasizes positive, social interaction.
Hyundai is acquiring a majority stake in Boston Dynamics, the maker of robotic dog Spot.
Uber is in talks to sell its air taxi business, Uber Elevate, to Joby Aviation.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that Uber Eats is growing at unprecedented rates during the pandemic and he expects the business to do well post-pandemic as well.