Uber has made an agreement to integrate New York City's yellow taxi cabs on its app starting summer this year. The deal also marks the end of the rivalry between Uber and the yellow taxis of NYC.
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The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has fined Uber $9 million against its failure to respond regarding the request for information about sexual assaults and harassment of Uber passengers
Uber is expanding its Reserve service to air travel, so those traveling via air can now book rides up to 30 days in advance. Reservation time will be readjusted based on flight information.
Argo AI has secured the Drivered Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service Pilot program which allows companies to operate a ride-hailing service using autonomous vehicles while adhering to specific rules.
The ride-hailing platform announced on Tuesday that all vehicles on its platform will be electric by 2040. It also pledged to contribute $800 million through 2025 to help drivers switch.
In May, Uber instituted a "No Mask No Ride" policy, requiring drivers to take a selfie with a mask each day before starting work. Now, some riders may also be required to take a similar selfie.
Using the new feature, riders can select the amount of time that the trip should take, which would calculate a flat fare for the duration of the ride. The option will cost $50 per hour.
Lyft Rewards will be coming to various cities next month, enabling riders to earn points for each dollar they spend. These points can then be exchanged for rewards such as an upgrade to a Lyft Lux.
Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is resting the company's future growth in Japan after announcing that the ride-hailing service plans to forge partnerships with taxi operators in the East Asian country.
The London Assembly Transport Committee has outlined ideas for the city's authorities to implement so that emerging transport tech is used in the best possible way and to avoid clashes with companies.