Uber Says It Will Offer US Rides Only In Electric Vehicles By 2030Uber plans to offer rides exclusively in electric vehicles by 2030 in US, Canadian and European cities, and be entirely free of emissions by 2040.
Looking Past Lyft: California Law Could Target Food, Grocery Delivery Services NextThe fight over whether ride-hail drivers should be treated as employees or independent contractors, as they have long been treated by Uber and Lyft, could determine whether other parts of the industry are similarly targeted -- in particular fast-growing, on-demand grocery- and food-delivery businesses.
Former Uber Security Chief Charged With Trying To Conceal Breach Involving 57M Riders, DriversA former chief security officer for Uber was charged Thursday in federal court in San Francisco with trying to cover up a 2016 hack involving 57 million users and drivers, federal prosecutors said.
Lyft, Uber Granted Reprieve Over Driver Ruling, Avert California ShutdownLyft and Uber received a reprieve in court Thursday, hours before the ride-hailing giants looked to shut down California operations stemming from a recent court ruling over the classification of drivers.
Lyft's 2Q Loss $437M As Riders Stay Home During PandemicLyft posted a loss on Wednesday of $437.1 million for the second quarter, when the coronavirus outbreak meant few people were looking to use its ride-hailing service.
Uber CEO Warns Of California Shutdown If Ruling On Drivers Being Classified As Employees Is UpheldThe CEO of Uber said Wednesday the ride-hailing giant may be forced to shut down its California operations if an injunction requiring drivers to be classified as employees is upheld.
Judge Issues Injunction Against Uber And Lyft, Says Drivers Are EmployeesIn a blow to Uber and Lyft, a judge in San Francisco ruled Monday that the ride-hailing companies must start classifying their drivers as employees in the state.
Uber Loses $1.8B In 2nd Quarter As Riders Stayed Home, Ordered InUber lost $1.78 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic carved a gaping hole in its ride-hailing business.
State Labor Commissioner Files Wage-Theft Lawsuits Against Uber And LyftThe California Labor Commissioner on Wednesday announced two separate lawsuits against Uber and Lyft for committing wage theft by incorrectly classifying employees as independent contractors.
Former Google, Uber Engineer Gets 18 Months For Stealing SecretsA former engineer at Google and Uber pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing confidential information from Google’s self-driving car program and received an 18-month prison sentence.
Warriors Partner With Uber Eats To Help Local Restaurants, Feed Essential WorkersThe Golden State Warriors have partnered with Uber Eats to drive business to local restaurants and feed essential workers in the process. The program is called the Golden Giveback.
San Francisco-Based Uber Buys Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock DealTwo San Francisco-based food delivery services companies are merging as Uber announced Monday it was acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal.
California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification
Belmont Man Allegedly Beat Uber Driver, Tried To Steal Car Over Over Itinerary DisputeAn rideshare customer allegedly hit and tried to steal an Uber driver's car after he became angry because he couldn't change his itinerary.
Uber Faces Backlash Over Disposal Of Tens Of Thousands Of Jump Bikes, ScootersVideos and photos are surfacing of thousands of Uber's Jump bikes and scooters stripped of parts and crammed into trucks to be scrapped.