Cruise can finally charge for driverless robotaxi rides in San Francisco

Cruise, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors, has finally been given the green light to start charging fares for its driverless robotaxi service in San Francisco. The California Public Utilit

Waymo to begin charging for robotaxi rides in San Francisco

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, has scored a permit with the California Public Utilities Commission that allows it to charge riders for ride-hailing trips in its autonomous vehicles in San F

Uber shared 14 million users’ info with the government, transparency report says

Uber released its first-ever transparency report today, following in the footsteps of other major technology companies and detailing the kinds of information it shares about riders and drivers with th

California Regulator Sends Warning Letter To Uber, Lyft And Sidecar Over Shared Ride Feature

Shared rides are the new "it feature" among on-demand transportation services, with Uber, Lyft and Sidecar all releasing their own versions to users over the last few weeks and months. But the Califor

California Regulator Passes First Ridesharing Rules, A Big Win For Lyft, SideCar, And Uber

The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously approved new regulations around ridesharing services such as Lyft, SideCar and UberX (as initially noted in a number of <a target="_blank" hr

After Fining Them, California Regulator Decides To Evaluate Ride-Sharing Services Like Lyft And SideCar

It was just a few months ago that the California Public Utilities Commission was writing cease-and-desist letters and issuing citations against ride-sharing services like Lyft and SideCar. But today t