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Lyft gives business travelers custom expense reports

Business travelers' expense reports are now made a little easier with Lyft's latest feature. Lyft's new feature allows for the selection of specific rides to include in expense reports.
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Uber launches monthlong power rider flat fare pilot programs in four cities

Uber riders who take 10 or more trips each month may benefit from Uber's flat fare pilot programs in four cities. Each location has different up-front fees, per trip UberPool and UberX flat fares, and designated areas.
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Tesla just moved one step closer to SolarCity acquisition

The FTC has approved the Tesla SolarCity Acquisition. There are more steps to go in the process, but the FTC has ruled out antitrust concerns. The SEC still has to review the transaction and shareholders still have to vote.
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VW and its U.S. dealers reach proposed settlement over ‘Dieselgate’ scandal

Volkswagen and its U.S. dealers reached a proposed settlement over grievances related to the carmaker's diesel emissions scandal. Under the plan, dealers will get cash payments and other compensation in return for not suing VW.
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Uber gives drivers a chance to save for retirement

Uber still considers drivers independent contractors, but will offer app-driven retirement savings account as a benefit. The company promises no related fees for the first year and stresses the convenience of deposits by app.
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Volvo built a record-smashing 2,400 HP truck as fast as a Porsche 911

Volvo Trucks has designed and built a one-off big rig called the Iron Knight for the sole purpose of setting speed records. The Iron Knight boasts an upgraded turbo diesel engine, and a lightweight cab.
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What about the Pacifica minivan made Google choose it for best self-driving taxi?

From all the vehicle models in the world, why did the Google Self-Driving Car Project choose the Fiat Chrysler Pacifica as the perfect self-driving taxi? It's not because FCA wants to partner with a big player for autonomous car…
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Watch out, Tesla: GM’s Opel is launching its own version of the Bolt in Europe

General Motors' Germany-based Opel division has announced plans to launch a re-badged Chevrolet Bolt called Ampera-e. Like the Bolt, the Ampera-e will be capable of driving for over 200 miles on a single charge.
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Tesla quietly raises the price of its Autopilot driver-assist system

Tesla quietly raised the price of its Autopilot system amid the launch of new 100D versions of the Model S and Model X. Other than the $500 price hike, the system remains unchanged.
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Uber beaten by Singapore’s NuTonomy in race to launch first driverless taxi service

Uber is planning to launch a self-driving taxi service in a few weeks but NuTonomy has beaten the ride-hailing company to it. Claiming to be the first service of its kind in the world, NuTonomy has six autonomous cabs tootling…
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FordPass now lets you reserve a parking spot with a few taps of your smartphone

Ford's diverse FordPass mobility service is adding a feature that allows users to book and pay for parking using a Ford-managed smartphone app. It's available in 160 U.S. cities.