Toyota Buys Lyft’s Autonomous Car Unit for $550m

Japanese car maker Toyota acquires the autonomous vehicle division of ride-hailing firm Lyft, after four years of development

1 week ago

California Approves Gig Economy ‘Contractor’ Vote

Blow for state legislators. Californians have voted to allow gig workers to remain as 'contractors', and not be classified as…

6 months ago

Uber, Lyft Ordered To Classify California Drivers As Employees

Landmark ruling for gig economy? Californian Appeals Court orders ride hailing firms Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as…

6 months ago

Uber Pledges Electric Only Rides By 2030

Firm pledges to rid itself of combustion engine powered vehicles in US and Europe by 2030, and will be zero-emission…

8 months ago

Uber, Lyft Granted Emergency Injunction By California Court

Gig economy development. No California shutdown yet for Uber and Lyft, after court grants emergency injunction over worker status

9 months ago

Uber Will Close Down In California After Court Ruling, CEO Warns

Court ruling to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as employees means Uber and Lyft will probably shut down temporarily in…

9 months ago

Uber, Lyft Drivers Classified As Employees, Judge Rules

Gig economy change. Judge in California rules drivers for Uber and Lyft are employees, and not freelancers or contractors

9 months ago

Waymo Tests On-Board Perks To Lure Riders For Driverless Taxi Fleet

As it trials commercial robotaxi service in Arizona, Waymo is looking for ways to make its driverless rides more attractive…

2 years ago

Uber Slides In Second Day Of Trading After IPO Disappointment

Unprofitable ride-hailing firm had set price at low end of range, but is still punished by sceptical investors and wider…

2 years ago

Lyft Takes High Road In Race To Develop Autonomous Cars

ANALYSIS: No. 2 ride-hailing company announces an ambitious plan to begin offering rides in self-driving cars by the end of…

4 years ago

Waymo And Lyft Form Self-Driving Partnership To Take On Uber

The race to lead the way in autonomous vehicles is showing no signs of slowing

4 years ago

Ford Plans Self-Driving Cars By 2021

Ford's autonomous car fleet will be sold to ride-sharing companies such as Uber

5 years ago