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Uber Drivers Join the Fight for $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Uber Drivers Join the Fight for $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Workers in more than 340 cities will participate in union-backed protests today, calling for higher pay. ​NEW YORK November 29, 2016; The Service Employees International Union-backed “Fight for $15” campaign is organizing protests across 340 cities today, a movement that began with just a few hundred fast-food wo ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

* As Black Friday kicks off the official holiday shopping season, a National Safety Council poll found two-thirds – 66 percent – of drivers would make phone calls while driving through a parking lot, and 56 percent would text. Given the increased traffic in and around parking lots during the holiday shopping season ... Continue reading

RYDE Technologies, Inc. Launches First App RYDE

RYDE Technologies, Inc. Launches First App RYDE

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2016 -- The ride-sharing & taxi-hailing market is a crowded one and it already has its big players in firms like Uber and Lyft. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 17-23, 2016: Recalls, Buy A Tesla Become a Rentee, Mitsubishi Now Part of Nissan; Lear Inovates In Detroit; Geeley Unveiles Lynk&Co Brand

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 17-23, 2016: Recalls, Buy A Tesla Become a Rentee, Mitsubishi Now Part of Nissan; Lear Inovates In Detroit; Geeley Unveiles Lynk&Co Brand

* Endurance racing will likely loose its most dominant competitor in the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship after the 2017 series according to a report in the respected German publication Auto Motor und Sport. Audi, say the publication’s anonymous sources, will be edged out by sister car company Porsche a ... Continue reading

Paris Motor Show - VULOG hits 10 million trips in 2016

Paris Motor Show - VULOG hits 10 million trips in 2016

From the Paris Motor Show VULOG is now the leading provider of the new generation of carsharing service October 7, 2016 - Paris VULOG Carsharing Technologies has surpassed its competitors to become the leading technology provider for the new generation of carsharing technology. To celebrate, VULOG is presenting its inn ... Continue reading

CarHopper Revolutionizes Traditional Car Renting

CarHopper Revolutionizes Traditional Car Renting

MIAMI, Oct. 6, 2016 -- Headquartered in Miami, CarHopper provides car renters with a unique booking experience unlike any other. CarHopper's web and app platforms connect independently owned local car rental companies with those looking to rent the car of their choice. For many years, large car rental companies have do ... Continue reading

Consumer Watchdog Tells Uber to Make Robot Car Test Details Public; Poses 10 Key Questions

Consumer Watchdog Tells Uber to Make Robot Car Test Details Public; Poses 10 Key Questions

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 Consumer Watchdog today called on Uber to make public details of its testing of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh and to answer ten key questions about its robot car program and plans. "You have opted to use public roads as your laboratory and with that comes a responsibility to fully ... Continue reading

Chicago Adds 50 Wheelchair-Accessible MV-1s to Licienced Taxi Fleet

Chicago Adds 50 Wheelchair-Accessible MV-1s to Licienced Taxi Fleet

CHICAGO, July 6, 2016The city of Chicago will add approximately 50 MV-1 wheelchair-accessible taxis to its fleet over the next several weeks to boost public transportation options for the more than 600,000 Chicago-area residents with disabilities. Mobility Ventures LLC, designer and manufacturer of MV-1, the only purpo ... Continue reading

Toyota And Uber To Cooperate In Ride Sharing Opportunities

Toyota And Uber To Cooperate In Ride Sharing Opportunities

Toyota City, Japan, May 24, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation, an automotive company aiming for safer, more efficient and convenient mobility, and Uber, a technology platform that is evolving the way the world moves, are announcing a partnership. The companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to exp ... Continue reading

Service to Help Owners and Visitors Share and Rent Each Other's Unique Cars

Service to Help Owners and Visitors Share and Rent Each Other's Unique Cars

SAN FRANCISCO—FlightCar, Inc., a fast-growing community-driven service that offers owners and visitors a convenient and enjoyable way to share and rent each other’s unique cars at select airports, today reveals a completely revamped service with product, brand and operational advancements applied across every ... Continue reading

GM and Lyft To Test Elimination Of Taxi Drivers With Bolt EV Autonomous Taxi

GM and Lyft To Test Elimination Of Taxi Drivers With Bolt EV Autonomous Taxi

Detroit MI May 5, 2016; GM and Lyft plan to begin putting self-driving cabs to the test according to The Wall Street Journal. Lyft will put Chevrolet Bolts on the road in a yet-to-be-named city, where they'll actually be picking up Lyft passengers. The plan relies on GM's March billion dollar purchase of Cruise Automat ... Continue reading

Myles Adjudged as a Travel Innovator by Phocuswright

Myles Adjudged as a Travel Innovator by Phocuswright

NEW DELHI, April 26, 2016 -- - The Award Felicitates Innovators That are Set to Bring in a Revolutionary Change in the Asia Pacific Travel Industry - Achieving This milestone Within a Short Span of Time, Myles Embarks on its Next Phase of Growth in India Cementing its position amongst industry stalwarts, Myles, a robus ... Continue reading

Savvy Car Club Members Drove 100 Million Miles Less in 2015

Savvy Car Club Members Drove 100 Million Miles Less in 2015

LEEDS, England, April 26, 2016 -- Carplus released new findings today showing the massive positive impact of joining a car club. The Carplus Annual Survey showed that there are 186,000 car club members in London, using 2,800 cars - which they can book online and hire by the hour, 24/7. On joining a car club, members re ... Continue reading

Communauto Car Sharing Doubles Montreal and Qu©bec City Fleets

Communauto Car Sharing Doubles Montreal and Qu©bec City Fleets

MONTREAL, April 19th 2016 Communauto, North America's oldest carsharing company, announced today its development plan for 2016. In the coming weeks, nearly 600 new hybrid and electric cars will be added in Canada (Montreal, Québec, Ottawa and Halifax) and in France. 515 of these cars are bound for the Québec market. ... Continue reading

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