Toyota, Uber form ride-sharing allianceTue, 24, May 2016
Toyota is partnering with Uber to explore ride-sharing opportunities and will make a strategic investment in the company. It is the latest in a wave of high-profile partnerships between carmakers and ride-sharing services as technology disrupts the way consumers get around.
The Google alum polishing GM's Maven car-sharing brandFri, 20, May 2016
Zafar Razzacki's resume -- which includes a stint at Google and a few tech startups -- screams Silicon Valley, not Detroit. But a year ago GM lured him to lead marketing and user experience for a new "personal mobility" brand called Maven that includes a car-sharing program.
Uber gives glimpse of latest self-driving prototype carThu, 19, May 2016
Uber is finally giving the world a peek at the car it's using to test self-driving technology. The ride-hailing pioneer posted a photo of a hybrid Ford Fusion outfitted with a variety of sensors and high-resolution cameras to gather mapping data while honing autonomous driving capabilities.
Rebranded L.A auto show stresses mobility over metalMon, 16, May 2016
A rebranded Los Angeles Auto Show will look beyond the traditional sheet-metal introductions by automakers and incorporate disparate elements of the mobility movement, including car designers, tech startups, government officials, dealers and venture-capital investors.
Apple, in blow to Uber, invests $1B in China ride-hailing service DidiFri, 13, May 2016
Apple is investing $1 billion in Didi, giving the Chinese ride-hailing startup a powerful ally and dealing a blow to Uber as it tries to build its business in the country.
5 things to know about DidiFri, 13, May 2016
Apple is investing $1 billion in Chinese ride-sharing service Didi Chuxing, which dominates Uber Technologies in the world's biggest market. Here are five things to know about Didi:
GM and Lyft to test self-driving Chevy Bolt taxis, report saysThu, 05, May 2016
General Motors and Lyft will reportedly begin testing self-driving Chevrolet Bolt taxis on public roads within a year.
VW open to new partnerships but not talking to Google, AppleThu, 28, Apr 2016
VW will open itself up to more partnerships and strategic investments to help generate a "substantial proportion" of its revenue from new business models, CEO Matthias Mueller said. Discussions are already at an "advanced stage," but Google and Apple are not among tech companies VW is in discussions with, he said.
Ford, Volvo, Google, Uber, Lyft form coalition to promote self-driving carsTue, 26, Apr 2016
Ford, Volvo Cars, Google and two ride-hailing companies created a coalition, led by former NHTSA chief David Strickland, to urge federal government action to help advance self-driving vehicles.