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- Body is found in hunt for missing woman, 42, who asked taxi driver to drop her off at Beachy Head
A body has been found in the search for Natalie McCallum, 42, from Leatherhead, Surrey, who was dropped off by a taxi
near Beachy Head, East Sussex, at 11.40am on Wednesday.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Thousands of black cab drivers plan to sue Uber for damages worth millions
Legal action brought on behalf of thousands of London black taxi
drivers will allege that Uber allowed its drivers to accept bookings directly rather than through its central system.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Uber: London cabbies plan to sue for damages
Thousands of the capital's taxi
drivers have already signed up to the planned group legal action.
BBC News. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Microsoft Partners With GM-Backed Cruise On Robotaxi Tech, Joins $2 Billion Funding Round
The partnership strengthens Cruise's push to commercialize its Origin robotaxi service.
Forbes. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
- Cadillac unveils flying vehicle, autonomous luxury van concepts
Cadillac is planning for a very different transportation landscape in the future with designs for an autonomous drone taxi
and luxury van.
Fox News. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021.
- Fiat Chrysler Takes Step Into Sky In Tie-Up With Urban Air Taxi Developer Archer
The automaker will provide design and manufacturing expertise and supply chain muscle to to help the Marc Lore-backed startup develop an electric aircraft that will take off like a helicopter and fly like an airplane.
Forbes. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021.
- Uber fined over withholding sexual assault records
app firm argues releasing the information would be a violation of victims' privacy.
BBC News. Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020.
- Manchester bomber gave taxi driver Koran and asked him to pray, inquiry told
driver who took the Manchester Arena bomber on his last journey has described how the killer gave him a Koran - and said: "Pray for me, brother."
Sky News. Monday, 14 Dec 2020.
- The end of a dream: Uber sells its autonomous car and flying taxi division
The private transport platform prefers to focus on the businesses that are paying off: passenger transport and food delivery.
Entrepreneur. Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020.
- UBER to Sell Flying Taxi Business, Elevate, to Joby Aviation
UBER is selling its flying taxi
division, Uber Elevate, to Joby Aviation as it tries to focus on its core businesses.
Zacks. Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020.
- Uber sells its flying taxi business
Joby Aviation, which is developing all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, is acquiring Uber Elevate, the aerial ride-hailing division of Uber.
CNBC. Tuesday, 8 Dec 2020.
- Robotaxi companies can now win approval to operate in California
The driverless car industry cheered a vote by the California Public Utilities Commission creating an approval process for would-be robotaxi fleet operators but lamented the red tape involved.
Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 19 Nov 2020.
- From robotaxis to e-scooters, Covid is changing how people in China commute
Demand for "individual traveling devices" has jumped during the pandemic, said Chinese electric scooter maker Niu Technologies.
CNBC. Thursday, 19 Nov 2020.
- Eye Opener: U.S. surpasses 11 million coronavirus cases
The U.S. has now passed 11 million coronavirus cases. Also, SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station over the weekend, the first taxi
flight for NASA by a private company. ...
CBS News. Monday, 16 Nov 2020.
- Nasa SpaceX launch: Astronaut crew primed for 'routine' flight
Nasa says we're now in the new "operational" era of commercial astronaut taxi
Yahoo. Sunday, 15 Nov 2020.
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