Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery, Launches New Autonomous SUVIt works this way: Workers at a restaurant load the meal into a drone and it takes off, tracked and guided by a new aerospace management system. The drone then meets an Uber Eats driver at a drop-off location, and the driver will hand-deliver the meal to the customer.
Rideshare Driver Picks Up Suspected Gunman Fleeing From A Crime SceneA routine pickup for a Northwest Indiana Lyft driver took an unexpected and dangerous turn Tuesday.
Family Of Slain Chicago Cab Driver Sues UberTungekar's family seeks $10 million in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Family attorney Michael Gallagher says Uber knowingly allowed a violent individual to operate as one of its drivers. Uber declined comment.
Chicago Parents Using Uber And Lyft To Transport Kids Against Company PoliciesWhether it's soccer practice, a ride to school or a slumber party, CBS 2 found parents using their Uber and Lyft accounts to get their kids from point a to point b. But that is against the companies' policies, and an incident Wednesday morning in Old Town highlights how dangerous it can be.
Uber, Lyft Losses Keep Competitors At BayA fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers.
Thousands Of Chicago Area Uber And Lyft Drivers Plan To Join Global StrikeThousands of Uber and Lyft drivers are taking action today, planning a strike in dozens of cities, as they demand better pay and working conditions.
Man Saves Two From Fiery Crash After Birthday Celebration But Is Unable To Save Birthday GirlWhen a crash that set off a raging inferno on the Stevenson, Anastacio Morales' friends were trapped, but he didn't run from it. He ran to it.
Police Identify Jamie Poulos, 23, As Victim Of Fatal Uber Crash On I-55Illinois State Police identified the woman who died in a fiery crash on I-55 at Damen Avenue early Sunday morning.
Uber Looks To Raise Up To $9B In Initial Public OfferingUber is on track for one of the largest IPOs in history. The company plans to sell 180 million shares for between $44 and $50 each.
Drivers Aren't Fans Of Priority Bus Lanes DowntownDrivers say downtown is more congested than ever with Loop Link CTA bus priority lanes
Lyft's Shares Soar As Investors Bet On Ride-Hailing FutureLyft raised its target price from its initial range of $62 to $68 over the course of the last week as investors clamored to get in on the action, despite the company's history of losses.
Michigan Man Gets Life, No Parole In 6 Killings Between Picking Up Uber RidersAfter Dalton's arrest, police quoted him as saying a "devil figure" on Uber's app was controlling him on the day of the shootings.
Michigan Man Pleads Guilty To Killings In Between Uber Ride Pick-UpsThe 48-year-old Dalton answered "yes" to a series of questions, admitting that he shot eight people at three locations. After his arrest, police quoted Dalton as saying a "devil figure" on Uber's app was controlling him on the day of the shootings.
Lyft, Uber and CTA Offering Discounted Rides On New Year's EveTransportation services will be offering discounted rides to help promote safe travel on New Years Eve.
Teenager Charged With Killing Uber Driver With Machete To Be Moved To Adult JailA teenager, charged with stabbing an Uber driver to death with a machete, will be moved to the Cook County jail.