Uber prices expected to rise as company implements Supreme Court decision


Uber prices could rise after a legal win for the app's drivers that changes their employment status, analysts have said.
Uber drivers entitled to minimum wage and holiday pay, rules UK Supreme Court

Uber drivers entitled to minimum wage


The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that ride-hailing taxi firm Uber must classify its drivers as “workers”, rather than “self-employed”.
Trump pardons autonomous car engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets

Trump pardoned ex-Google self-driving car engineer


Outgoing President Donald Trump last night pardoned Anthony Levandowski, an autonomous car engineer charged with stealing trade secrets.
Uber sells self-driving business to Silicon Valley startup

Uber sells self-driving business to start-up


Ride-hailing juggernaut Uber has sold its self-driving business to a small Silicon Valley rival.
Uber has London licence restored after lengthy battle

Uber has London licence restored


Uber has had its London operating licence restored, after regulators threatened to ban the service from the city over safety concerns.
Uber rolls out mask-detecting scanner in app to ensure passengers have face coverings

Uber rolls out mask-detecting scanner in app


Users of the ride-hailing service Uber reported for not wearing a face covering will be asked to use a mask scanning feature before their next jo
Toyota has sold 15m hybrids

Toyota has sold 15m hybrids


23 years after the now-ubiquitous Prius launched, Japanese carmaker Toyota has sold its 15 millionth hybrid car.

Uber to appeal London ban


Ride-hailing firm Uber has said it will appeal Transport for London's (TfL) decision not to grant it a new licence to operate, putting 45,000 of
Volvo claims it's made the world's first fully autonomous production car

Volvo, Uber claim first fully autonomous car


Volvo says it's made the first fully self-driving production car — though it's not ready to go on sale just yet.
Not fare: how Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers

Taxi drivers fight London congestion charge plans


London's private hire taxi drivers, including those who drive Uber cabs, are launching legal action against the Mayor on the grounds of racial...
Self-steering systems to shut down after one minute if drivers take hands off the wheel

This brand was voted top for self-driving safety


As all the industry gears up for a potential autonomous revolution, it appears one brand stands out for perceived safety.
Uber’s future in London is again in doubt after black cab drivers were granted a judicial review of the decision to award a new licence to the controversial taxi firm.

Black cab drivers stall Uber's licence renewal


Uber’s future in London is again in doubt after black cab drivers were granted a judicial review of the decision to award a new licence.
Flying car makers Terrafugia and PAL-V open order books

Flying car makers open order books


Two flying car manufacturers are set to deliver their first sky-worthy customer vehicles next year.