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Uber unveils new safety measures after college student's murder, report says

Uber security chief Tony West said the company’s app will push out an alert for riders to check the license plate, make and model of the vehicle as well as the name and picture of the driver to confirm the correct person is picking them up.

Car-sharing fights grip state legislatures

The main issue in each states’ debate is how to define car-sharing. Car-sharing startups say they aren't in the auto rental business, but instead act as a facilitator of transactions between people who use their services.

Amazon-backed Rivian spurned GM with plans to build for others

It’s becoming clearer why electric truck-making startup Rivian spurned the chance to form a partnership with General Motors. The company appears to be doing just fine on its own.

Daimler to seek $6.75 billion in cost savings at Mercedes, report says

Incoming Daimler CEO Ola Kaellenius is seeking 6 billion euros ($6.75 billion) in cost savings and efficiency gains by 2021 at Mercedes-Benz passenger cars.

Higher new-vehicle prices are juicing used-car market, study says

As new-vehicle prices rise, more consumers continue to shift to the used-vehicle market, according to Cox Automotive's latest Car Buyer Journey study.