As Restaurants Move to the Cloud, Something Is Missing

Thousands of eateries are closing amid the pandemic. Delivery specialists are popping up, but some observers…

Uber’s Now a Food Delivery Company—and It’s Still Losing Money

The pandemic has slashed demand for rides and boosted orders for UberEats. Neither segment is profitable.

California’s Air Pollution Cops Are Eyeing Uber and Lyft

A proposal would require 60 percent of ride-hail miles to be in electric vehicles by 2030.…

Tesla Will Build ‘GigaTexas’ to Crank Out Cybertrucks

On the heels of another profitable quarter, despite a coronavirus-induced shutdown of its California plant, the…

Covid Is Pushing Some Mass Transit Systems to the Brink

Riders are skittish. Cleaning costs are soaring. Some, like the Bay Area's Caltrain system, face an…

Massachusetts Launches Uber and Lyft’s Latest Legal Headache

The state sued the ride-hail companies for misclassifying drivers as contractors, following a similar move by…

The Intersection Between Self-Driving Cars and Electric Cars

New research suggests that the tradeoffs for electric autonomous vehicles aren’t as painful as once thought,…

Uber Quietly Recruits Allies to Battle Cities Over User Data

Nonprofits and advocacy groups signed on to an organization called Communities Against Rider Surveillance—without knowing that…

Self-Driving Tech Is Becoming a Game of Partnerships

Making an autonomous vehicle is proving harder and costlier than many startups predicted. So they're teaming…

Seattle’s Uber and Lyft Drivers Make $23.25 an Hour—or $9.73

Two studies reach very different conclusions about ride-hail earnings, as city officials consider setting a minimum…