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Uber, Postmates Sue to Challenge California's New Labor Law

Uber, Postmates Sue to Challenge California's New Labor Law

By Don Thompson | Dec 31
Ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors.

States Charge More for Electric Cars as New Laws Take Effect

States Charge More for Electric Cars as New Laws Take Effect

By David A. Lieb | Dec 30
The new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to fresh revenue sources to offset forgone gas taxes.

Uber Buys Parcel Near Pittsburgh for Self-Driving Test Track

Uber Buys Parcel Near Pittsburgh for Self-Driving Test Track

Dec 29
Uber is increasing its footprint in the Pittsburgh area with the purchase of a $9.5 million parcel to be used as a new test track for self-driving cars.

Turkish Leader Unveils Prototypes of 1st Domestic Car

Turkish Leader Unveils Prototypes of 1st Domestic Car

Dec 28
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday unveiled prototypes of a domestically produced electric car, putting him closer to fulfilling a long-held dream of building Turkey's first "national" automobile.

Rust Belt Region Banks on Becoming Hub for Electric Vehicles

Rust Belt Region Banks on Becoming Hub for Electric Vehicles

By John Seewer | Dec 25
The region is embarking on an ambitious plan to become a research and production hub for electric vehicles and carve out a new economy for itself by mixing its industrial past with emerging technology.

Uber Vows to Stop Airport Service After Phoenix Raises Fees

Uber Vows to Stop Airport Service After Phoenix Raises Fees

By Anita Snow | Dec 20
The Phoenix City Council said Wednesday it will raise fees charged to ride-hailing companies at the airport in the nation's fifth-largest city, and Uber said it will stop operations there over the increase.

GM Recalls 814K Pickups, Cars to Fix Brake, Battery Problems

GM Recalls 814K Pickups, Cars to Fix Brake, Battery Problems

Dec 19
General Motors is recalling more than 814,000 pickup trucks and cars in the U.S. to fix problems with electronic brake controls and battery cables.

Uber to Pay $4.4 Million to End Federal Sex Harassment Probe

Uber to Pay $4.4 Million to End Federal Sex Harassment Probe

Dec 19
Uber Technologies Inc. will establish a $4.4 million fund to settle a federal investigation into allegations that the San Francisco company allowed a rampant culture of sexual harassment.

Multi-State Pact Could Curb Transportation Carbon Emissions

Multi-State Pact Could Curb Transportation Carbon Emissions

By Steve LeBlanc | Dec 19
Carbon emissions from cars, trucks and other means of transportation would drop while gas prices would jump under a multi-state draft climate proposal released Tuesday.

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Sign Deal for 50-50 Merger

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Sign Deal for 50-50 Merger

By Colleen Barry and Angela Charlton | Dec 18
The boards of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday signed a binding merger deal creating the world's fourth-largest auto company.

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