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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
GM's self-driving unit Cruise partners with DoorDash to test a food delivery service in San Francisco starting in early 2019   —  The pilot will commence in early 2019 in San Francisco  —  Cruise Automation, the self-driving unit of General Motors, is teaming up with DoorDash to test …
Jan 3, 2019, 1:36 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Dec 18, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it has been given approval by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads in Pittsburgh   —  It's been nine months since a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian in Arizona  —  Uber has been given the green light by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads.
Dec 18, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Impressions from a test ride in Waymo One, the first commercial self-driving taxi service, launching next week in Phoenix for Waymo's Early Rider members   —  Going on a coffee run with Waymo One  —  It is late afternoon in Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, and I'm getting jittery waiting …
Dec 5, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
A look at the progress of Ford's autonomous driving tech and how one of its cars navigated a complex environment and challenging scenarios in a test ride   —  I went to Miami to immerse myself in Ford's AV Westworld  —  It was a humid, overcast day in Miami, and I needed …
Nov 16, 2018, 9:45 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber announces Uber Pro, a new rewards program for high performing drivers, rolling out first in Seattle, Chicago, New Orleans, and Phoenix   —  Part of a broader effort to improve relations with drivers (and discourage them from driving for Lyft)  —  Uber drivers who maintain high ratings …
Nov 1, 2018, 11:32 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber announces Ride Pass, a $14.99+ per month service that locks in a flat fare for UberX and UberPool trips, available today in five US cities   —  For $14.99 a month, riders get flat, heavily discounted fares that can save them 15 percent on travel  —  Uber has a new plan to lock customers …
Oct 30, 2018, 12:08 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft launches All-Access Pass subscription plan for $299 per month for 30 rides costing up to $15 each, for single-passenger trips and carpooling rides   —  Netflix, but for rides  —  Lyft's monthly subscription experiment is going national.  The ride-hailing company has been tinkering …
Oct 16, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
New York's MTA announces Transit Tech Lab, an accelerator to help vet high-tech solutions to the extensive problems with its subway and bus systems   —  ‘A dire need’ for new products to fix subway delays and move buses through congested streets  —  New York's subways and buses are in crisis.
Oct 10, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waze announces a US-wide rollout of its carpooling service Waze Carpool, first launched in 2016   —  The navigation app first started experimenting with carpooling in 2016  —  For many drivers, Waze is the go-to app for circumnavigating pesky traffic jams.
Oct 10, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context

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