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World's longest bike tops 117 feet, doesn't turn corners well

It took a whole lot of aluminum to build the world's longest bike, but the record is already under threat.

By November 11, 2015


Next Volkswagen Phaeton will be a battery-electric luxury flagship

In a recent announcement, the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management has shifted the next-generation Phaeton to an all-electric platform. Because moving away from diesel seems like a very good idea right now.

By October 13, 2015


Detest Uber's surge pricing? Some drivers don't like it either

The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.

By August 23, 2015


Judge tosses out racketeering lawsuit against Uber

A federal judge dismisses complaints brought against Uber by Connecticut taxi companies -- but leaves open the possibility of future lawsuits.

By August 14, 2015


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015


Uber and NYC shake hands and make peace, for now

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops his proposal to place a cap on the number of Uber cars in the city, while the ride-hailing service agrees to hand over previously undisclosed data.

By July 22, 2015


Uber takes aim at NYC mayor with app feature

In its battle with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uber attempts to sway customers to its side by launching a feature showing what the city would look like under "de Blasio's Uber."

By July 16, 2015


Uber expands food delivery service to NYC, Chicago

Known as UberEats, the service promises quick curbside food delivery from local restaurants.

By April 28, 2015


Uber suspends service in Seoul after months-long row with officials

The ride-hailing service plans to return at some point but only after it's reached an accord with the government.

By March 6, 2015


Uber faces limited suspension in NYC for noncompliance

Five Uber bases are said to have refused to provide city-requested ride data to the Taxi & Limousine Commission.

By January 7, 2015