Uber Launches Robotaxis!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 23:30:39 +0000

Years after Uber founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick said Uber would buy all the robotaxis Tesla could make (it turns out the figure was zero), Uber has launched its first robotaxi for commercial use. Over in Las Vegas, Uber users can now virtually hail a full-on robotaxi. Uber’s New Robotaxi Service Who did Uber end […]

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Uber & Lyft Drivers To Get Support From New EV Charging Station In California

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 07:05:05 +0000

In many ways, an EV is a great fit for rideshare and delivery driving. How do I know? I’ve done it. A few years ago, I did that in a 2018 Nissan LEAF. Gasoline can cost upwards of $1,000 monthly for a rideshare or delivery driver who stays busy, even in a hybrid. But, if […]

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Uber Expands “Comfort Electric” Offering Nationally

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 19:00:42 +0000

In the last year or so, Uber has been making progress on electrifying the driver-owned or driver-rented fleet. As part of its global commitment to becoming a zero-emissions mobility platform by 2040, Uber took steps to help drivers go electric. Last year, it announced a partnership with Hertz to make up to 50,000 Teslas available […]

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Mobility Fintech Moove Joins Forces With Uber UK To Add 10,000 Electric Vehicles In London

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 15:30:17 +0000

A colleague of mine was recently in London. He told me that he estimates that about 75% of his Uber rides on this latest trip to the capital of the United Kingdom were in electric vehicles. Quite a lot of these rides were in Teslas. He was quite excited about this. London is the global […]

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Loneliness of the Long-Distance Tesla Uber Driver

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2022 16:47:48 +0000

Lack of charging infrastructure can give a Tesla Uber driver the blues. By Adam Nelson, as told to David Waterworth For over 6 years, I have provided transportation services for Uber, Didi, Ola, and my own business, while accepting various other rideshare bookings. Last year, I purchased a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range. I have […]

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Fleet Owners Just Want More EV Charging Stations, Not The Moon

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 15:30:39 +0000

EV charging stations electric trucks NRELFleet owners that represent more than 2.5 million vehicles on the road and claim more than $1.1 trillion in annual revenue figure they should have some say in the matter of building out the national EV charging network here in the US, and they have a lot to say. A collective of 31 leading fleets […]

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Uber’s Deadly 2018 Autonomous Vehicle Crash Isn’t Over Yet

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 17:05:13 +0000

In some ways, the 2018 accident where an Uber autonomous vehicle left a woman dead is ancient news. Uber doesn’t even have an autonomous vehicle division now, and the autonomous vehicle world has largely moved on. In a world of 24-hour news cycles and rapidly moving technology, it may have well happened in 1918. But, […]

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Electric Acts of Kindness, 50,000 Reservations for Fisker Ocean, VinFast VF 8 & VF 9 Coming to Europe — EV News Today

Credit to Author: EV News Today| Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2022 06:43:56 +0000

The Hyundai IONIQ 5’s V2L technology creates an act of kindness that supports the brand’s vision of Progress for Humanity. Vinfast outlines its plan for sales and customer service locations — VinFast Stores — in Germany, France, and the Netherlands. There are 50,000 reservations for the Fisker Ocean SUV. Scroll down for more EV news […]

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