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Otto self-driving truck prototype

Uber buys autonomous truck startup Otto

Ride-sharing giant Uber sees a future where it not only has a fleet of self-driving cars offering rides to the public, but also self-driving trucks transporting goods on the highway. Uber on Thursday announced the acquisition of Otto, an American startup with around 90 staff working on developing... read more

August 19, 2016 by
 
Toyota and Uber logos

Toyota, Volkswagen latest to invest in ride-sharing

Two more industry giants have announced major investments in ride-sharing. Following the likes of Apple, BMW, Daimler, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Google, which have... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
Picking up Uber riders in a Bugatti Veyron

What if your next Uber driver picked you up in a Bugatti?

Requesting an Uber driver is kind of like playing automotive roulette: You never know what you're going to get. Odds are good that a Toyota Camry or a Nissan Altima might pop... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
Uber’s autonomous Ford Fusion prototype

Uber’s autonomous Ford Fusion to hit the roads in Pittsburgh

This month has seen a wave of announcements regarding autonomous cars and its application to ride-sharing. Not wanting to be left out, ride-sharing giant Uber, which is... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
Waze Rider app

Google jumps on ride-sharing bandwagon with Waze Rider

Despite being one of the top investors in leading ride-sharing service Uber, Google has launched a rival service called Waze Rider. The original Waze app uses crowdsourcing... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Apple store

Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese Uber rival

Apple is perhaps signaling its future intentions regarding the auto industry with the announcement it is investing $1 billion in a Chinese rival to ride-sharing businesses... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
Google's autonomous Lexus RX450h

Google, carmakers, ride-sharing services team up to expedite autonomous cars

The list is a who's who of autonomous driving: Google, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Volvo, Uber, and General Motors Company-backed [NYSE:GM] Lyft have all banded together to... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
Batman in a Lamborghini Aventador Uber prank

Aventador-driving Batman pranks Uber users: Video

When he’s not chasing down crims in the Batmobile, it appears Batman also likes to hop around town in a Lamborghini Aventador and pick up Uber users. Considering... read more March 29, 2016 by


 
Uber’s autonomous Ford Fusion prototype

Ride-sharing to go driverless if Uber gets its way

Your next Uber driver might not be a driver at all, at least if you don't plan on using the service for a few years. The ride-sharing company is planning to begin testing... read more February 29, 2016 by


 
McLaren P1

Order Uber In NYC & You Might Hitch A Ride In A McLaren P1

If you're in Manhattan, now is the time to forgo that taxi ride in a Nissan NV or Ford Crown Vic. Instead, you should pull out your smartphone and order up an Uber. You might... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
BMW Uber NYC

BMW offers up free rides in its newest 7-Series via Uber

BMW wants you to get excited for its all-new 2016 7-Series. The gas-powered flagship of the brand has been completely rejiggered, so it's time for the car to get out there... read more October 19, 2015 by


 
Ridewith by Waze

Google's Waze enters ride-sharing game: Is Uber doomed?

Here's some news that isn't likely to sit well with the Uber brass: Google is getting into the ridesharing game. Details come from The Car Connection, which writes that... read more July 10, 2015 by


 
UberCab app

Google Develops Uber Rival... While Uber Develops Autonomous Car

If tech companies were celebrity couples, Google and Uber would be among the most popular. Google is one of Uber's biggest investors, and the ridesharing company uses Google... read more February 3, 2015 by


 
Deadmau5’s ‘Meowclaren’ custom McLaren 650S Spider

Deadmau5 Does Uber In His New McLaren 650S Spider: Video

Having given up his famous Nyan Cat-themed Ferrari 458 Italia because of a dispute with Ferrari over the use of his own "Purrari" badges on the car, Canadian DJ Deadmau5 has... read more September 14, 2014 by


 
2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II

Blancfleet Launches Uber-Style Car Sharing For The Rich

Blancfleet's business model of funding supercar rental through pre-reserved slots is already innovative, and makes renting out that dream car surprisingly affordable. Now the... read more August 21, 2014 by


 
Google self-driving Lexus RX 450h hybrid sport-utility vehicle

Google puts $258m into Uber; Internet Goes All "I, Robot" on news

A group of investors including Google is investing $258 million in car sharing service Uber, a surprise move that spawned rumors that the search engine giant will use Uber as... read more August 28, 2013 by


 
 

 
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