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Will disruptors of the taxi market become disruptees?
Shiraz Ahmed | @shirazzzz |

Uber and Lyft and the like have turned the taxi industry on its head in a few short years. Now the industry looks like it may be disrupted again, this time by automakers.

Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
Gina Cherelus |

Uber has suspended its pilot program for autonomous vehicles after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said.

How an Atlanta dealership acquired a Chevy Bolt six months early
Jackie Charniga |

Six months before it was slated to hit dealerships in Georgia, a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt arrived at an Atlanta dealership. How?

Uber pushes back on possible Canadian taxation
Greg Layson |

Uber says forcing it to collect the goods and services tax on every ride it provides in Canada will push more people to buy cars.

Canada aims to end Uber's tax advantage over taxis
Reuters |

The federal budget tabled Wednesday by the Liberal government took aim at ride-sharing providers such as Uber, looking to end a tax advantage they have over traditional taxi companies.

AutoNews Now: Ford expecting $1.4B profit drop

Ford expecting $1.4B profit drop; Shelby GT350 Mustang loses power, lawsuit alleges; Meeting fuel standards cheaper than believed?; Calif.'s EV paradox; Mini marks 15 years in U.S.

Toyota gets license to Microsoft's connected vehicle patents
Katie Burke | @KatieGBurke |

Microsoft said it will license all of its connected vehicle patents to Toyota in its most wide-ranging intellectual property agreement with an automaker.

First Shift: Uber execs defend 'scrappy' CEO

Uber execs defend 'scrappy' CEO; Report: Audi board to discuss raids, Stadler; FCA probe; Tesla Model 3 owners to be less forgiving on quality, Power says; Ford's oval back in blue.

Gang of hackers tries to steal Baidu's autonomous car secrets
Tom Mackenzie |

Baidu has revealed that a gang of "hackers for hire" tried to steal its autonomous car technology, prompting it to bulk up its cybersecurity team.

Lear to launch vehicle communication partnership with Wyoming
Katie Burke | @KatieGBurke |

Lear is partnering with Wyoming to enable vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication in the state.

Uber president quits after 6 months amid turmoil
Eric Newcomer |

Uber President Jeff Jones is quitting after less than a year, amid multiple controversies engulfing the ride-hailing company.

First Shift: T-Roc to join VW crossover lineup

VW to launch T-Roc in U.S. in '19; Mitsu delays two key redesigns amid Nissan alliance; Buick Regal wagon spied; VW CEO's office searched - report; The 'when' of autonomous cars.


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