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Coronavirus  Outbreak: Mahindra Logistics to provide relief-fund to drivers impacted by lockdown
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mahindra Logistics to provide relief-fund to drivers impacted by lockdown

Mahindra Logistics has launched an initiative that has a provision for providing Rs 3,000 each to drivers impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown

Formula 1: From George Russell to Charles Leclerc, a look at young guns and how 2020 could shape their future
Sports

Formula 1: From George Russell to Charles Leclerc, a look at young guns and how 2020 could shape their future

Charles Leclerc, Antonio Giovinazzi, Pierre Gasly, Lando Norris, Alexander Albon, Esteban Ocon, George Russell and Nicholas Latifi are the young drivers that represent 40% of this Formula 1 season’s grid

To create jobs, Centre to remove requirement for minimum educational qualification to obtain driving licence
India

To create jobs, Centre to remove requirement for minimum educational qualification to obtain driving licence

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle. According to the present Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class eight. The removal of the requirement will open up employment opportunities for a large number of unemployed persons.

Govt to remove minimum educational qualification requirement for driving licence to boost employment opportunities
Business

Govt to remove minimum educational qualification requirement for driving licence to boost employment opportunities

The government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining a driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said on Tuesday

Saudi Arabian women face backlash after authorities overturn ban on female driving; most remain defiant
World

Saudi Arabian women face backlash after authorities overturn ban on female driving; most remain defiant

Long relegated to the back seat, Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time this week in a much-awaited rite of passage, but one crucial hurdle remains – the attitude of men.

Ride-hailing service Uber set to improve conditions for British drivers; to add in-app tipping
News & Analysis

Ride-hailing service Uber set to improve conditions for British drivers; to add in-app tipping

Taxi app Uber will improve conditions for its British drivers with changes including in-app tipping, after criticism for not giving them more rights.

Cow vigilantes in Guwahati stop three vehicles; drivers beaten up despite having valid papers to ferry cattle
India

Cow vigilantes in Guwahati stop three vehicles; drivers beaten up despite having valid papers to ferry cattle

A group of cow vigilantes Saturday stopped three vehicles transporting cattle and allegedly beat the drivers and helpers on the outskirts of Guwahati despite the victims having 'valid papers' to ferry the animals

Court in Italy suspends ban on ride-hailing service Uber
News & Analysis

Court in Italy suspends ban on ride-hailing service Uber

"We are happy to announce that you will be able to keep using our app in Italy", Uber Italy tweeted after Friday's ruling.

Department of Justice starts a criminal probe against Uber for using ‘Greyball’ to evade govt officials
News & Analysis

Department of Justice starts a criminal probe against Uber for using ‘Greyball’ to evade govt officials

The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators.

Uber to rethink its car leasing strategy here as many drivers miffed over falling incentives
Business

Uber to rethink its car leasing strategy here as many drivers miffed over falling incentives

As part of its review, Uber may reduce the three-year lease term and let two drivers share the rent on a car

Uber will pay $20 million to drivers in USA to settle claims of misleading
News & Analysis

Uber will pay $20 million to drivers in USA to settle claims of misleading

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims by the U.S. government that it exaggerated prospective earnings in seeking to recruit drivers and downplayed the costs of buying or leasing a car.

Gig-economy companies look to settle issues with worker unions through legal battle in New York
News & Analysis

Gig-economy companies look to settle issues with worker unions through legal battle in New York

Joseph Morelle, the number two Democrat in the New York State Assembly, said he has been talking about portable benefits with such companies, which use occasional workers to provide rides, deliveries, house-cleaning and other services through websites and apps.

IBM and GM to combine Watson and OnStar Go to market services to drivers
Auto

IBM and GM to combine Watson and OnStar Go to market services to drivers

General Motors Co and International Business Machines Corp on Tuesday said they would combine IBM's artificial intelligence software Watson with the carmaker's OnStar system in order to market services to drivers in their vehicles.

No more burning cash: Ola, Uber raise fares, cut driver incentives
Business

No more burning cash: Ola, Uber raise fares, cut driver incentives

In a series of steps focussed on improving the revenue metrics, Ola and Uber have stared raising fares in several cities

Uber lost more than a billion dollars in the first half of this year
Auto

Uber lost more than a billion dollars in the first half of this year

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc lost at least $1.27 billion before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in the first six months of 2016, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Hands-free phone use by drivers is just as distracting as holding it: Study
News & Analysis

Hands-free phone use by drivers is just as distracting as holding it: Study

Drivers using a hands-free phone get just as distracted as those holding it in their hand, British researchers have found.

Uber, Lyft spend big, lose big in Texas vote on driver fingerprinting
News & Analysis

Uber, Lyft spend big, lose big in Texas vote on driver fingerprinting

On-demand ride companies Uber and Lyft suffered an embarrassing defeat in a Saturday election in Austin as voters backed a measure requiring fingerprint background checks for drivers.

Uber drivers remain independent contractors as lawsuit settled
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Uber drivers remain independent contractors as lawsuit settled

Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a class-action lawsuit which resolves a major challenge to its business model by allowing it to keep its California and Massachusetts drivers as independent contractors.

Lewis Hamilton lashes out at proposed F1 rules overhaul, says drivers must be consulted
Sports

Lewis Hamilton lashes out at proposed F1 rules overhaul, says drivers must be consulted

Defending Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has hit out at plans for a revolution in the sport's regulations in 2017 and claimed drivers' opinions should be more valued.

In the aftermath of the Bengaluru gangrape, here are the unanswered questions hanging over the city
India

In the aftermath of the Bengaluru gangrape, here are the unanswered questions hanging over the city

The Bengaluru rape case of a BPO employee travelling by a Temp Traveler raises several questions about the infrastructure in the city.