Ford launching short-term electric Mustang Mach-E leases for Uber drivers
Ford is making the electric Mustang Mach-E available to Uber drivers through short-term leases as part of a new program it calls Ford Drive.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz vetoes pay raise for rideshare drivers after Uber threatens to cut off service
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz vetoed a bill that would have created a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers, which had been opposed by the ridesharing industry.
Uber exec says new teen feature is safe while some raise safety concerns
Uber launches new teen feature with safety measures in place, but some child safety advocates are still concerned about the potential for predators to reach the impressionable age group.
Uber partners with Waymo to provide autonomous driving tech to rideshare users in Arizona
Uber Technologies, Inc. and Waymo are joining together for a multi-year partnership to provide autonomous driving technology to Uber's rideshare and food delivery platform.
How Lyft, Uber differ as rideshare wars escalate
Lyft and its rival, Uber, are finding two different ways to solve the same problem: offering cost-efficient modes of transportation amid the slowing economy.
Uber lets teens create supervised accounts
Uber announced multiple upgrades Wednesday including the launch of a new family program that lets teen users create their own accounts for the first time.
Uber seeks patent to 'pre-match' riders and drivers using AI
Uber is seeking a patent for a system that would leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to match drivers with potential riders based on their usage history.
Uber expands pooled ride option to five more cities
Uber, which had a strong start to the 2023 fiscal year, is expanding its ride share program to five more cities as it tries to pull in more users to its platform.
Uber CEO says Lyft vying with Uber 'sets up a competitive market'
CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said Tuesday rival company Lyft vying with Uber "sets up a competitive environment" in the U.S. market. Uber reported its earnings in the morning.
Uber shares jump on ride, delivery growth
Shares of Uber are higher on Tuesday after the ride-sharing company reported growth in gross customer bookings and deliveries in the first quarter of 2023.
Uber lost and found list includes unique items like lightsaber, fog machine, pets, fake blood, and teeth
Uber's annual list of lost and found items includes items like ankle monitors, Nintendo Switches, dentures, pets, ankle monitors, marijuana, and a fog machine.
Uber drivers are not interstate workers exempt from arbitration, US court rules
The 3rd Circuit on Wednesday said evidence presented in the case showed that nearly two-thirds of Uber drivers never cross state lines, and only 2.5% of Uber trips are interstate.
Uber Eats launching robot delivery option in Fairfax, Virginia, as part of partnership
The Mosaic shopping and dining district in Northern Virginia will start seeing sidewalk delivery robots from Cartken carrying Uber Eats orders.
Uber Eats to take down thousands of virtual brands to declutter the app
The number of virtual brands on Uber Eats rose to more than 40,000 this year from over 10,000 in 2021. They now account for 8% of Uber Eats’ storefronts listed in the U.S. and Canada.
Someone is sending paid food deliveries to an LA neighborhood, leaving residents uneasy: 'I don't trust it'
Los Angeles residents are trying to figure out why dozens of Uber Eats deliveries have been showing up on their doorsteps despite never being ordered by the residents.
California court ruling allows Uber, Lyft to classify drivers as independent contractors
A California appeals court on Monday reversed a lower court's decision barring ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft from classifying drivers as independent contractors.
Uber might need to stow its freight train
Uber's freight business, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's vision for the ride share apps future, might lack the synergies that Rides and Eats share between customers and drivers.
NYC taxi union strikes at LaGuardia; Uber says rides out of airport increased
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance went on strike against Uber and Lyft at LaGuardia airport in New York City on Sunday, though Uber claims rides went up during the strike.
New York Taxi union to strike against Uber and Lyft at LaGuardia airport on Sunday: report
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance is organizing a strike against Uber for stopping a raise in rates to keep up with costs of living and operating expenses.
New York City food policy office says Uber, Lyft must have ‘zero-emission fleet’ by 2030
The office of New York City Mayor Eric Adams says Uber and Lyft must have a 'zero-emission' fleet by 2030 as the city moves to lessen its reliance on fossil fuels.