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UPDATE 1-Uber makes JFK airport helicopter taxis available to all users

03 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 3 Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc is taking to the air in New York City where users with a little cash to spare will soon be able to book helicopter flights to John F. Kennedy International airport through their apps.

Uber makes JFK airport helicopter taxis available to all users

03 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 3 Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc is taking to the air in New York City where users with a little cash to spare will soon be able to book helicopter flights to John F. Kennedy International airport through their apps.

'System is not broken' after 737 MAX crashes -review panel chair

28 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 27 The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration process for certifying new airplanes is not broken but needs to be improved, the chair of an international panel of air-safety regulators, tasked to review Boeing Co's 737 Max, said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Regulator approves NYC area airport tax, favoring taxis over ride-hails

27 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 26 Passengers commuting to or from Newark Liberty, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports by taxi or ride-hail service will have to pay additional fees beginning in October 2020, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said on Thursday.

Regulator approves NYC area airport tax, favoring taxis over ride-hails

27 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Passengers commuting to or from Newark Liberty, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports by taxi or ride-hail service will have to pay additional fees beginning in October 2020, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said on Thursday.

Regulator approves NYC area airport tax, favoring taxis over ride-hails

27 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 26 Passengers commuting to or from Newark Liberty, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports by taxi or ride-hail service will have to pay additional fees beginning in October 2020, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said on Thursday.

Lyft app to display U.S. ride-hail alternatives as congestion concerns mount

25 Sep 2019

Lyft Inc on Tuesday said it will roll out changes to its app, allowing users to switch between different modes of transportation at a time when U.S. cities become wary of worsening traffic caused by ride-hailing.

Hyundai Motor Group, Aptiv to set up $4 billion self-driving car venture

24 Sep 2019

SEOUL/NEW YORK Hyundai Motor Group will invest $1.6 billion in a joint venture to develop self-driving vehicle technologies with Aptiv , the biggest overseas investment by the South Korean carmaker to catch up to rivals in the autonomous car market.

Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers

20 Sep 2019

LAS VEGAS When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International. | Video

World News

White House acknowledges strings attached in Trump withholding Ukraine aid

President Donald Trump's withholding of $391 million in military aid to Ukraine was linked to his request that the Ukrainians look into a claim - debunked as a conspiracy theory - about the 2016 U.S. election, a senior presidential aide said on Thursday, the first time the White House acknowledged such a connection.