The former Google engineer, who pleaded guilty to stealing the company’s self-driving car technology, says he’d be at heightened risk for Covid-19.
A proposal would require 60 percent of ride-hail miles to be in electric vehicles by 2030. And the companies are on board.
On the heels of another profitable quarter, despite a coronavirus-induced shutdown of its California plant, the electric automaker announced its fourth factory.
Riders are skittish. Cleaning costs are soaring. Some, like the Bay Area’s Caltrain system, face an existential crisis.
The state sued the ride-hail companies for misclassifying drivers as contractors, following a similar move by California officials.
New research suggests that the tradeoffs for electric autonomous vehicles aren’t as painful as once thought, though early AVs might be gas hybrids.
Nonprofits and advocacy groups signed on to an organization called Communities Against Rider Surveillance—without knowing that the ride-hail giant was involved.
Making an autonomous vehicle is proving harder and costlier than many startups predicted. So they’re teaming up with giants like Hyundai, Jaguar, and Ford.
Two studies reach very different conclusions about ride-hail earnings, as city officials consider setting a minimum wage.