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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Arlington, TX ditches charter buses as public transportation for a ridesharing service called Via, which will offer $3 rides and have 10 commuter vans on call   —  Via, the app-based ride-sharing service, is replacing bus services for an entire town in Texas, according to CBS This Morning.
Mar 12, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber begins using its self-driving trucks for some long haul cargo trips in Arizona as part of Uber Freight service, leaving the last stretch to human drivers   —  Via Uber Freight, the company's standalone trucking app  —  Uber's big push to dominate the trucking industry took a leap forward today …
Mar 6, 2018, 12:22 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber launches Express Pool, which gives cheaper fares to those willing to walk to shared rides, in SF, DC, LA, Miami, Philadelphia, San Diego, Denver, Boston   —  Uber's first new product in three years  —  UberPool has long occupied a weird place in the ride-hailing company's lineup of services.
Feb 21, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber will require drivers in the US to take six-hour breaks after driving a total of 12 hours in a single shift   —  The app will use GPS and telematics to track driving time  —  In an effort to combat drowsy driving, Uber announced today that it would require its most frequent drivers …
Feb 12, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Data from over 1.8M Uber drivers shows women earn $1.24/hour and $130/week less than men on average, in part because they drive slower and for fewer hours   —  Women drive slower than men, and for fewer hours  —  Men who drive for Uber earn roughly 7 percent more per hour than women …
Feb 7, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
EHang releases footage of latest manned test flights in China of the 184, an autonomous, electric quadcopter taxi that can carry a single person up to 10 miles   —  But I'm still highly skeptical this can scale  —  Two years ago, Chinese drone maker Ehang came to CES in Las Vegas and promised …
Feb 5, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
California DMV self-driving report: Waymo and GM lead with 63 disengagements over 352K+ miles and 105 disengagements over 131K+ miles, respectively   —  So how'd everyone do?  —  California's Department of Motor Vehicles released its annual autonomous vehicle disengagement report today.
Feb 2, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo says it will buy “thousands” more Chrysler Pacifica self-driving minivans from Fiat Chrysler, with the first deliveries starting at the end of 2018   —  Google's self-driving unit deepens its partnership with one of Detroit's Big Three  —  Waymo, the self-driving unit …
Jan 30, 2018, 12:10 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Self-driving car startup Voyage says it will launch a taxi fleet in Florida's The Villages, a 125K-person retirement community, after $20M Series A in 2017   —  Largest retirement community in the US gets robot taxis courtesy of startup Voyage  —  With 125,000 residents, over 54,000 homes …
Jan 10, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Ford teams up with Lyft, Domino's, Postmates to pilot autonomous vehicles and will work with Qualcomm on “Transportation Mobility Cloud” initiative   —  Auto giant is teaming up with Lyft, Domino's, and now Postmates, to deploy autonomous vehicles
Jan 9, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context

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