An Uber Eats Driver Reportedly Refused To Deliver Plan B

One Uber Eats delivery driver seems to have their personal beliefs interfere with the successful delivery of an order — and now the customer is asking for help in an effort to figure out what went wrong. The problem? The customer ordered Plan B, and their driver refused to deliver it. The Ford Flex Was … Read more

Dating app safety, gig worker transparency at Colorado legislature

It’s a short workweek at the Colorado Capitol, but lawmakers are looking to keep things moving on a slate of proposals that touch on protections for renters, social media limits, gig working and more. They’ll also dive into less public-facing proposals that nonetheless could have major implications for public business when they tackle possible updates … Read more

Tesla’s Charging Takeover Is Complete

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, February 13, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Electric Car Charging Still Sucks, But That Might Change 1st Gear: Stellantis Adding Tesla Charger In 2026, Now … Read more

DoorDash, Uber, Lyft drivers plan Valentine’s Day strike

Ride-sharing and delivery drivers are planning on striking across several U.S. cities located near airports on Valentine’s Day. Justice for App Workers — a national coalition of ride-sharing and delivery drivers — announced last week its plans to strike Wednesday. The coalition wrote that the workers are calling for fair wages and safety measures, among other things. … Read more

Weekend News Roundup February 10, 2024

Image: Porsche The global economy is a complex and constantly moving entity, which frequently causes companies to reevaluate their operations. Porsche was recently pushed up against that wall when the U.S. government determined that nearly all of its cars couldn’t be imported into the country, allegedly due to a single microchip manufactured in Belarus. If … Read more

Colorado Democrats want to give gig drivers more transparency

As the 2023 Colorado legislative session neared its end last May, a group of lawmakers, advocates and drivers for ride-hailing services gathered at the state Capitol to lament what could have been. For weeks they had pushed a bill that would have added increased transparency measures for drivers of Uber, Lyft and food-delivery apps — … Read more

These Are The Worst Airport You’ve Ever Traveled Through

Photo: Sla2931 via Wikimedia Commons “Joplin, MO. “Two gates, two vending machines and one carrier, so only one gate gets used. “90% of the passengers would stay outside security until boarding was called, then mosey through TSA and get on board.” I wonder what the gate to vending machine ratio is in most large airports? … Read more

Cops Try To Stop Fight Between Couple

If you’ve ever wondered why cops shouldn’t pursue car chases, this is why: A driver decided to ring in the new year with an argument that led to a police chase that ended with eight people being injured in midtown Manhattan, according to ABC News. The Ford Flex Was So Unexpectedly Cool It all started … Read more

LA Metro’s e-ride van service facing fare hike, possible route cuts in January – Daily News

Metro’s ride-hailing, on-demand, e-taxi program — the most costly service per ride offered by the Los Angeles  County transit agency — faces some significant changes, including a big fare hike, possible service area cutbacks  and even elimination. LA Metro’s MicroTransit runs nine-seat blue vans that pick up individuals at their location and drop them off … Read more

These Are The Cars You Think Santa Claus Would Drive

Photo: Dodge Merry Christmas my fellow Jalops! I hope you’re all doing exactly what you want to do today, whether it’s being with family or sitting along with yourself, I hope you’re happy today! If I could just have a moment of your time, I’d love to discuss the question we posed to you fine … Read more