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 Whitney Russell

Lyft and Uber Pause Carpool Services to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Lyft and Uber Pause Carpool Services to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Some rideshare platforms have paused its shared carpool feature to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Lyft and Uber are to of the primary companies that recently announced a temporary suspension of services for both the U.S. and Canada. Amazon Key In-Car Delivery: Get your deliveries during social distancing with this helpful service A step […]

 Caleb Cook

Toronto Uber and Lyft Drivers Have New Rules to Follow

Toronto Uber and Lyft Drivers Have New Rules to Follow

As of Jan. 1, ride-share drivers in Toronto are now required to meet specific standards for training and experience behind the wheel — with the goal of making transportation safer and friendlier for customers. Narcity reports that Toronto Uber and Lyft drivers — along with taxi, limo, and other vehicle-for-hire operators — will now have […]

 DeAnn Owens

Nissan Supports Uber’s Clean Air Plan with Zero-Emission Nissan LEAFs

Nissan Supports Uber’s Clean Air Plan with Zero-Emission Nissan LEAFs

Nissan is supporting Uber’s Clean Air Plan by introducing Sunderland-manufactured 2,000 Nissan LEAFs to its drivers. Along with an education program on electric vehicles, marketing app, and transaction price, Nissan is hoping to inspire Uber drivers in London to go green. Ready to Buy an EV? Calculate your car’s trade-in value  “Through innovation and collaboration, […]

 Daniel DiManna

Hyundai and Uber Announce Plans for Air Taxi System

Hyundai and Uber Announce Plans for Air Taxi System

When pondering the possibilities of futuristic technology, one concept that tops many people’s lists is recreational “aeromobility.” Translation: flying cars. It’s an undeniably appealing idea, but even with the many technological advancements we’ve seen in recent years, are we any closer to realizing this science fiction dream? Well, if Hyundai and Uber have anything to […]

 Rebecca Bernard

Don’t Praise Uber for Releasing Its Safety Report

Don’t Praise Uber for Releasing Its Safety Report

Earlier this month, I was one of the countless Americans that got a push notification from their news source about Uber’s awaited safety report. The headlines were sensational, mentioning the thousands of sexual assault allegations made to the app in the past two years. The stories that followed pointed out the stark numbers of people […]

 Rebecca Bernard

New Uber Drivers Can Opt-Out of Arbitration

New Uber Drivers Can Opt-Out of Arbitration

When you sign up to use an app, you usually have to agree to its terms and conditions, and if you are like a lot of other people, you probably don’t read them too closely. If you’re signing up to be an Uber driver, it pays to look closely at its agreement and learn more […]

 Rebecca Bernard

Ring in 2020 With New Uber and Lyft Fees

Ring in 2020 With New Uber and Lyft Fees

If you’re headed out tonight to celebrate the arrival of 2020, be ready to pay a bit more to get home safely with Uber and Lyft. Not only will there probably be surge pricing after the ball falls, but new fees on ride-share journeys will go into effect. Are You Ready? Before you drive, check […]

 Rebecca Bernard

Uber Loses London License Again

Uber Loses London License Again

To say that Uber and the city of London have a rocky relationship is the understatement of the decade. Back in 2017, Uber lost its license to operate in the European capital because of its “lack of corporate responsibility.” This time, the tech giant is losing its license because of a loophole in the app […]

 The News Wheel

Report: You Probably Don’t Tip Your Uber Driver

Report: You Probably Don’t Tip Your Uber Driver

As Americans, there are situations where you definitely tip, and others that are greyer. For example, you should always tip your wait staff at a restaurant, but do you tip if you’re only picking up an order to go? After a recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, we know that there’s a […]

 The News Wheel

How Accident Claims Involving Uber or Lyft Are Different

How Accident Claims Involving Uber or Lyft Are Different

When people are injured in Uber or Lyft accidents as passengers or drivers, the claims process may differ considerably from other types of motor vehicle accidents. The key difference with ride-share accidents is the potential recovery sources. Getting medical care, information from the other driver, accident report, and other relevant information will all still be […]

 The News Wheel

Soccer Hall of Famer Abby Wambach Chats with Uber about Unleashing Power

Soccer Hall of Famer Abby Wambach Chats with Uber about Unleashing Power

Back in May of this year, soccer legend Julie Foudy surprised another superstar, Abby Wambach, with the news that she would be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Fast forward to this past weekend, and Wambach was given the coveted Hall of Fame’s red jacket in Frisco, Texas. But before this exciting event, […]

 The News Wheel

New Uber Tell-All Book Coming September 10

New Uber Tell-All Book Coming September 10

If you’re a fan of books, September 10 might be already on your calendar as the release date of Margaret Atwood’s follow-up book to The Handmaid’s Tale, called The Testaments. While you’re in your local indie bookstore picking up a copy, consider stopping for another book that might be just as monumental – Super Pumped: […]

 The News Wheel

Study: Uber and Lyft Contribute to Traffic Congestion

Study: Uber and Lyft Contribute to Traffic Congestion

When Uber and Lyft first came on the scene, both companies said that their services would help reduce traffic with fewer personal cars on the road. A recent study conducted in major metro areas like Washington D.C., Boston, and Chicago released this month seems to prove that Uber and Lyft are adding to the problems […]

 The News Wheel

Uber Wants to Control All of Your Transportation

Uber Wants to Control All of Your Transportation

Uber is all about controlling how you hail rides around the United States, if not the world. That doesn’t seem to be enough for the tech company, with The New York Times reporting that it is looking into how to sell train or bus tickets in its app as well. Get Your Own Ride: Consider the new features […]

 Rebecca Bernard

Safety Tips For Riding in an Uber or Lyft

Safety Tips For Riding in an Uber or Lyft

Earlier this month, a tweet from Twitter user and Lyft rider Tiffany D. Jackson went viral for all the right reasons. In the post, she laid out a discussion she had with her driver, who noticed her opening and closing the door after she got in the car. Turns out she was checking the door […]

 The News Wheel

Goldfinch Rides like Royalty in Its Own Uber

Goldfinch Rides like Royalty in Its Own Uber

Ladies and gentlemen, if you’re looking for a Prince Charming that knows how to have a good time while still being responsible, you might want to check out Utah. An intoxicated resident of Clinton came upon a stranded baby bird, and instead of driving drunk, he sent it safely to an animal rescue – in […]

 The News Wheel

Uber and Lyft Drivers: Help Uncover the Secret Behind Surge Pricing

Uber and Lyft Drivers: Help Uncover the Secret Behind Surge Pricing

One of the most annoying things about being an Uber or Lyft passenger is surge pricing, which can turn a ride home from a night out into an expensive headache. It seems as if the fare strategy is even worse for drivers, with ridesharing apps adjusting how they compensate for during busy times. The team […]

 The News Wheel

Uber and Volvo Partnered to Present a Production-Ready Self-Driving Vehicle

Uber and Volvo Partnered to Present a Production-Ready Self-Driving Vehicle

Autonomous driving is always an interesting subject to explore, whether it’s the technology behind self-driving vehicles or the concerns around safety. Many automakers are vying for the top spot when it comes to “who to trust” with this innovative tech. To get a step ahead of its competition, Volvo recently partnered with Uber to present […]

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