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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it is partnering with nonprofits to help riders and drivers register to vote and find their polling places on November 6 via a poll locator button   —  And maybe even drive you there for free  —  Every election season, Uber and Lyft jockey for the position of the most civic-minded …
Oct 4, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it will spend $10M over three years to support eco causes in cities it operates in and will install bike charging stations starting in Sacramento   —  Including $1 million to support congestion pricing in New York City  —  Uber made a series of announcements Wednesday designed …
Sep 26, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber launches the Global Security Center, a Washington, DC-based hub that will manage the company's responses to global crises such as natural disasters   —  When hurricanes strike, Uber's new centralized security team will make decisions to cap prices or suspend service
Sep 25, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft passes 1 billion trips six years after its founding, amid some concerns about its future growth ahead of a potential IPO   —  But can the ride-hailing company keep up the pace?  —  Earlier this month, Lyft crossed a major milestone when it completed its 1 billionth trip.
Sep 18, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft launches a fleet of around 350 electric scooters in Denver, its first market, available for $1+ from 6AM to 8PM daily   —  The company is playing catch-up in a flush market, but it believes it can win by playing nice with cities  —  Lyft is the latest company to jump on the shared-scooter bandwagon …
Sep 6, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
San Francisco grants permits for one-year e-scooter pilot program to Scoot and Skip; Santa Monica selects Jump, Lyft, Lime, and Bird for its e-scooter pilot   —  Skip and Scoot, two underdogs in the scooter war, won the coveted permits  —  After more than two months of waiting …
Aug 30, 2018, 4:34 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
A look at Waymo's self-driving car depot in Phoenix and the progress of its Early Rider program, which offers free test rides to 400+ members   —  Waymo is ready to start charging for its self-driving trips, but first, it needs to master the dreaded art of fleet management
Aug 22, 2018, 3:01 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Kroger, the US's largest supermarket chain, teams up with Nuro, a two-year-old self-driving startup, to launch driverless delivery service later this fall   —  Kroger is teaming up with Nuro, a startup founded by two veterans of Google's self-driving team  —  Kroger, the nation's largest …
Jun 28, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Tech giants and automakers form Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity (PTIO) group to explore the impact of self-driving cars on human jobs   —  A crisis in labor is brewing, and the big AV companies are on it  —  Driverless vehicles could eliminate millions of jobs in the future …
Jun 19, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lidar startup Luminar says Volvo is making a “substantial” investment in the company and buying its lidar sensors   —  Luminar will supply lidar sensors to the Swedish auto giant  —  Lidar startup Luminar is on a bit of a hot streak.  After announcing a major deal with Toyota …
Jun 14, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context

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