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Leading China taxi apps to merge

Leading China taxi apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache on Saturday announced a plan to merge, creating a new challenge for Uber Technologies Ltd.'s global expansion.

dateFeb 14, 2015 in Business
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2011 vehicle models with highest and lowest death rates

The Insurance Institute for Highway safety examined fatalities involving 2011 model year vehicles, looking at how many driver fatalities occurred in a particular model over the course of a year of operation, expressed as ...

dateJan 29, 2015 in Other
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Innate behavior determines how we steer our car

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now inexplicable jerkiness when we steer a vehicle. The discovery may lead to safety systems ...

dateJan 02, 2015 in Engineering
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New Year's Eve to test Uber, Lyft

After the clock strikes midnight, the champagne is popped and verses of "Auld Lang Syne" are sung with the slur of too many libations, for millions of people on New Year's Eve there will be only one thing left to do - order ...

dateDec 31, 2014 in Business
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Taxi app Uber defies ban in Spain

Smartphone car-ride service Uber vowed Friday to keep operating in Spain despite a ban following a lawsuit by taxi drivers and said it would fight the case in court.

dateDec 26, 2014 in Business
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