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Self-Driving Uber Fleet Returns to Service Following Crash

Uber has resumed self-driving vehicle service in Pittsburgh following a crash. The company briefly suspended their self-driving fleet Monday morning. Police say a car collided with a self-driving Uber SUV.…

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Feds Probe Uber’s Tracking of Lyft Drivers

The Justice Department in Manhattan is investigating whether Uber illegally used software to track drivers for Lyft, its main ride-hailing competitor, to gain an advantage in attracting and recruiting drivers,…

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Lyft Extends Service Throughout 32 States

Lyft is driving into the countryside in an effort to raise ridership and steal market share from rival Uber. The much smaller Lyft announced Thursday that it is offering service…

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Lyft Seizes Opportunity as Uber Tries to Outrun Troubles

When management upheaval, and allegations of corporate espionage, sent Uber into a public relations sinkhole, its long overshadowed rival Lyft shifted into overdrive. The company seized the opportunity to recruit…

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Uber Could Go Public in 18 Months

Uber could go public as soon as 18 months from now. That was the news delivered to Uber’s 16,000-person workforce today by the embattled transportation company’s new chief executive, outgoing…

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Toyota Invests in Uber Rival Grab to Extend Ride-Share Foray

Toyota Motor is pushing deeper into the ride-sharing business. Toyota Tsusho, the automaker’s trading arm, will invest an undisclosed amount in Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing operator. Toyota Motor said…

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U.S. Probes Uber for Possible Bribery-Law Violations

Uber Technologies Inc. said on Tuesday it was cooperating with a preliminary investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice into possible violations of bribery laws. The preliminary investigation is…

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Uber’s Airport Service in Madrid Under Attack From Town Hall

The city of Madrid has asked Spain’s anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber’s new airport transport service violates fair competition laws. Uber, the San Francisco-headquartered mobile ride-hailing service, offers rides…

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Uber Sued Over Access for Wheelchair Users in D.C.

Uber has failed to accommodate customers in wheelchairs, with policies that inhibit access for wheelchair users or provide them with watered-down options, depriving them of the ability to use the…

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Croatian Taxi Drivers in Protest Against Uber

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers on Wednesday blocked one of the capital’s main boulevards with their cars to protest against Uber services in the country. They demanded that the U.S.-based…

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Uber CEO Kalanick Resigns Under Investor Pressure

Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors. “I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this difficult moment in my personal life…

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