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Auto Blog News Feed: Uganda's 'taxi divas' rise from COVID-19's economic gloom

The Top Zones - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 20:18

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Then it was another woman's turn in the exercise to prepare drivers for Uganda's new all-female ride-hailing service, Diva Taxi. The taxi service, dreamed up by a local woman who lost her logistics job at the start of the coronavirus outbreak, was launched in June and has recruited over 70 drivers. It's uncommon to find women taxi drivers in Uganda, a socially conservative East African country where most women labor on farms or pursue work in the informal sector.

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Auto Blog News Feed: GM's Cruise allowed to drive empty autonomous cars in San Francisco

The Top Zones - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 17:00

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The race for driverless autonomous vehicles is heating up and on Thursday Cruise became the first to receive a permit to test cars without anyone in them on the streets of San Francisco from California's Department of Motor Vehicles. Cruise, which is majority owned by General Motors Co and counts Honda Motor Co Ltd and SoftBank Group as investors, has been testing 180 self-driving cars in San Francisco with a safety driver behind the wheel, and the permit allows five o

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Auto Blog News Feed: Tesla Model 3 2021 refresh offers more range and other improvements

The Top Zones - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 13:33

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Tesla’s 2021 Model 3 and Model Y EV configurators are now online, and they show substantial improvement in range for both models, along with some other improvements.

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Auto Blog News Feed: Vietnamese Grand Prix F1 race canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Top Zones - Sat, 10/17/2020 - 21:31

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Vietnam's first Formula One grand prix has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Friday. The Vietnamese Grand Prix was originally scheduled to take place in April on the streets of Hanoi as the third race of the season, but sources told Reuters in March that it was under threat. "This has been an extremely difficult but necessary decision to reach in view of the continued uncertainty caused by the global coronavirus pandemic," Vietnam Grand Prix Corp said i

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Auto Blog News Feed: VW raises Navistar bid to $44.50 per share to clinch trucks deal

The Top Zones - Sat, 10/17/2020 - 19:42

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A successful merger would combine the MAN, Scania and Volkswagen trucks brands with Navistar to create a global manufacturer, at a time when the industry is seeking ways to share the costs of developing low emissions technology. At $44.50 per share, Traton would pay about $3.7 billion for the shares in Navistar it doesn't already own, valuing the U.S. business as a whole at around $4.4 billion. "Traton SE and the U.S.-American truck manufacturer Navistar International Corporation, in which Tra

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