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EV fees punitive to EV drivers, Consumer Reports says

State legislators see special annual electric vehicle fees as a solution for lost gasoline tax revenue that they say stems from having more EVs on the road....

EV fees punitive to EV drivers, Consumer Reports says

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States hit electric vehicle owners with high fees, Consumer Reports says Some states have begun charging electric vehicle owners fees that are higher than their gas counterparts according to a recent Consumer Reports analysis....
03:00, 2019-09-12

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot Consumer Reports said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
21:34, 2019-05-22

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet....
18:17, 2019-05-22

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly conflicting information at times. Earlier this year, for instance, the publication revealed that Tes...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Consumer Reports: Tesla's automatic lane changes pose safety concerns We found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot has its quirks, but Consumer Reports is... slightly more concerned. The publication has claimed that the latest version of the semi-autonomous driving feature poses "serious safety concerns," making automa......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
17:17, 2019-05-22

J&J Hit With $300 Million in Punitive Damages in Talc Case A New York state court jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who claimed her use of the company’s talc powder caused an asbestos-linked cancer. J&J said it would appeal....
05:51, 2019-06-01

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans, Pork From Punitive Tariffs China’s move to exempt certain agricultural products from retaliatory tariffs appears aimed at addressing one of President Trump’s most pressing demands during the protracted trade war....
04:34, 2019-09-14

Union leader says city shouldn’t end ‘punitive confinement’ in jails Elias Husamudeen, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said City Council Speaker Cory Johnson's push to eliminate the segregation would lead to "more assault on correction officers, other inmates and civilians."...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Uber and Lyft Are Recruiting Their Own Drivers to Lobby Against Drivers' Rights “Gig economy” tech companies that rely on armies of “independent contractors” are panicked at a bill being considered in California that could force them to classify their workers as actual employees. Now, they’re busily enlisting their own workers to lobby against... improving the lives of their ow...
01:17, 2019-08-30

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant with her son. It takes incredible physical effort...
01:34, 2019-05-24

J&J ordered to pay $300 million in punitive damages in talc baby powder case. Vows to appeal Johnson & Johnson must pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who blamed her rare asbestos-related cancer on the company's talc-based products....
23:17, 2019-05-31

Search on for 'monkey' in Texas town after reports of primate swinging through trees, attacking residents: reports Police and animal control staffers continued their search Tuesday for a loose primate that has been reportedly spotted swinging through trees and terrorizing residents in small Texas town over the past two days....
03:34, 2019-09-12

How to Protect Yourself From Overdraft Fees Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown are reintroducing a 2018 bill to put an end to banking overdraft fees, Vox reported this week. The Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act would prohibit banks from imposing overdraft fees on debit transactions and from charging insufficient fund fees at ATMs. Check-ba...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Be sure to know the rules — and fees — for the homeowner association before you buy Condo and homeowner associations have what are called “covenants, conditions and restrictions," or CC&Rs. Buyers have three to five days to review the HOA and condo documents provided by home sellers....
18:17, 2019-07-31

Pushing back against hidden fees (NBC New) When Consumer Reports recently asked for opinions on hidden fees, they got an earful. “Ninety-six percent said they were annoyed with hidden fees they experienced in their lives,” says Consumer Reports’ Anna Laitin. Those included fees added when people bought plane or co...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Grubhub execs grilled over bogus fees Grubhub drew snickers and guffaws at a City Council hearing Thursday as its executives attempted to defend the company — for the first time — against allegations that it has been overcharging its restaurant customers for years. A senior executive for the Chicago company told the New York City Counci...
10:17, 2019-06-28

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service, was charging restaurants in the Big Apple and el...
03:17, 2019-07-15

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of the advertised price....
04:17, 2019-07-10

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience" of driving a rental vehicle on a tolled road. Here's what to know before you go....
16:51, 2019-07-07

Watch Out for Retailers With Sneaky Monthly Membership Fees The next time you’re on a retail site that offers discounts in exchange for becoming a member, double-check your cart before you check out. Some retailers are automatically adding memberships—and monthly membership fees—to new purchases....
19:00, 2019-08-30

Saskatoon residents could see increased fees for recycling collection Saskatoon city council will decide whether to increase fees for curbside recycling collection following the end of the seven-year contract with Loraas....
03:34, 2019-09-10

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
11:51, 2019-06-23

Increased recycling collection fees possible for Saskatoon residents Saskatoon city council will decide whether to increase fees for curbside recycling collection following the end of the seven-year contract with Loraas....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Ticketmaster to pay $4.5M for charging extra fees on event tickets The Competition Bureau says Ticketmaster L.L.C., TNow Entertainment Group Inc. and Ticketmaster Canada LP will pay a $4-million penalty and $500,000 for the costs of the investigation....
01:17, 2019-06-28

E-ZPass scofflaw whines about $62,000 owed in penalties and fees Dear John: I was recently contacted by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority’s E-ZPass division because of tolls that I owe. I’m not disputing the $4,000 in tolls I owe. I’m complaining about the $62,000 it says I owe in penalties and fees. That’s ridiculous. It said I can settle up at a discou...
23:51, 2019-08-04

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result in public access channels going off the air or in municipalities losing free service....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Las Vegas casinos raise resort fees as high as $45: What are they and what do they buy? Since May, two major casino companies on the Las Vegas Strip have raised mandatory resort fees as high as $45. What are they and what do they buy?       ...
04:00, 2019-08-21

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food companies from charging more than 10% commission f...
08:34, 2019-08-15

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Banks could reap $100 million in fees from LSE-Refinitiv deal A pool of ten investment banks working on the London Stock Exchange Group's $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv could reap advisory fees of up to $100 million, according to industry estimates....
22:51, 2019-08-01

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
02:17, 2019-09-11

UPDATE 2-Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Sanju Samson Donates India A Match Fees To Groundsmen Sanju Samson donated his match fees to the groundsmen for their efforts to ensure that the series could be played despite the treacherous weather in Kerala....
19:00, 2019-09-07

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
05:17, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-BlackRock's profit hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
14:17, 2019-07-19

The Notably Cheap Wyze Cam Pan Is Even Cheaper Today, With No Monthly Fees The Wyze Cam Pan is a surprisingly decent home security camera even at its usual ~$40 price tag. Today though, you can get it for just $32, the best price Amazon’s ever listed....
22:34, 2019-07-09

Airlines have made $1.3 billion off bag fees so far this year, data shows Airline financial data is out for the first quarter, and airline baggage fees are paying off in a big, millions of dollars kind of way.       ...
16:51, 2019-06-18

SIAM Opposes Proposed Hike In Vehicle Registration Fees The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has raised concerns over the recently draft notification to increase registration charges on vehicls. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways......
18:17, 2019-07-31

Do you pay 401(k) fees? Here’s what the average American loses on retirement savings Employer-sponsored 401(k) plans are one of the best retirement savings tools. Here’s what the average American typically pays.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-23

NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotech IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq, the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the exchanges....
22:51, 2019-05-23

PACC to hold waiving adoption fees event this weekend PIMA COUNTY – Adopting pets seems fun, however, it can sometimes be pricey. In honor of PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be waiving adoption fees on any pet four months or older from Sept. 13-15. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at two di...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Save on Airline Booking Fees by Buying Your Ticket at the Airport Buying airfare at the airport is, at best, a relic of our past, like getting dressed up to fly or smoking while at cruising altitude. At worst, it’s a great way to get yourself into the special screening line at security. But Melissa Yeager of the Arizona Republic found that if you’re patient and li...
23:34, 2019-07-08

PACC will waive adoption fees Saturday for ‘Clear The Shelter’ campaign TUCSON – Looking to add a four-legged baby to your family? You may want to mark Saturday on your calendar. With the summer months typically the busiest time for shelters across the United States, Pima Animal Care Center hopes to “Clear The Shelter” this Saturday with a free adoptio...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Make graduates pay back tuition fees for 40 years, Theresa May told Tuition fees in England should be reduced to £7,500 a year and maintenance grants reintroduced - but graduates should pay back their loans for 40 years, the government has been told....
05:17, 2019-05-30

DC AG says Marriott's resort fees are deceptive, sues hotel chain According to the lawsuit, Marriott doesn't include mandatory resort fees in the room rates it displays online up front.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-10

Fox Corp beats quarterly profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
01:00, 2019-08-08

'Guatemala has not been good': Trump threatens tariffs, fees on migrant cash U.S. President Donald Trump said he is considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided not to ink a safe third country agreement that would have required the poor Central American country to take in more asylum seekers....
22:17, 2019-07-23

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over ca...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Former lawyer demands $1M in unpaid fees from Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Eddie Gallagher avoided further jail time after being found not guilty of war crimes, but he's facing new legal trouble: The Navy SEAL's former lawyer is seeking up to $1 million from him in unpaid fees. The case raises questions, however, about the attorney's relationship with a nonprofit group tha...
09:00, 2019-08-20

June is ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’ at PACC, adoption fees waived TUCSON – Are you thinking about adopting a cat? Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center If so, you might want to stop by Pima Animal Care Center this June. The shelter says cats are free to adopt as part of their “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” event. On Tuesday, PACC reported they took in 124 pets –they say ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

U.S. Interior Department illegally used fees to keep national parks open during shutdown: GAO The Trump administration illegally used national park fees to keep parks open during the 35-day government shutdown in December and January, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said on Thursday....
04:34, 2019-09-06

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound Gary Mendez to various pubs. Most other cabbies r...
03:34, 2019-06-12

BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
17:51, 2019-07-19

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
15:17, 2019-08-20

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible' A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, according to an analysis released on Tuesday by the state's gaming board....
22:17, 2019-08-13

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out of your life for good. You'll need to provide your bank account number and routing number in order t...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own kids in jobs, a new state audit released Friday rev...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees: court A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
08:34, 2019-09-11

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entirely, inste......
00:34, 2019-07-22

Beyond free Wi-Fi: Offbeat hotel perks that make resort fees a little more tolerable To stand-out, and in many cases, justify, the sometimes hefty "resort" or "convenience" fees many hotels now tag onto bills, guests are being offered more offbeat and intriguing perks....
19:17, 2019-07-04

State liquor authority threatens delivery services over hefty fees Grubhub might have to swallow hard when it reads this new set of rules. The New York State Liquor Authority — a powerful agency that regulates restaurants serving alcohol statewide — is developing new rules that will significantly curb the stiff fees that can be charged by food-ordering companies li...
08:00, 2019-07-11

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Bank of America expects higher investment banking fees for third quarter Bank of America Corp said on Monday the bank expects third quarter investment banking fees to be up in the low single digits compared with last year....
23:34, 2019-09-09

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Nation's largest bank contemplates new fees for consumers if rates hit zero JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said the bank has discussed the idea of new fees if interest rates go to zero, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
21:51, 2019-09-11

Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates....
15:51, 2019-08-23

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are unable to speak the deceased owner....
21:17, 2019-07-31

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food ordering giant Grubhub has agreed to extend the refund window for bogus phone order fees amid pressure from US Senator Chuck Schumer and regulators, The Post has learned. The food ordering and delivery company, which also owns Seamless, is planning to announce Thursday that it will let restaura...
20:51, 2019-08-01

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Accordi......
23:17, 2019-06-13

Elizabeth Warren Wants Wells Fargo to Explain Fees on Closed Accounts The senator from Massachusetts wrote to the bank, asking for information on its account closure practices and overdraft fees as described in a New York Times article....
21:00, 2019-08-21

US consumer prices edged up 0.1% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity and used cars. The Labor Department says that the consumer price index rose 1.8% during the past year. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core pri...
15:51, 2019-06-12

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Drops in May U.S. household sentiment fell at the end of May from the previous reading earlier this month as consumers absorbed the impact of renewed trade tensions....
17:34, 2019-05-31

U.S. consumer confidence accelerates in May Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite recent signs that activity was slowing....
16:51, 2019-05-28

Consumer Confidence Rises American optimism about the economy continued to recover in May, following a dip earlier this year during the government shutdown, according to a monthly barometer of consumers’ mood....
23:00, 2019-05-28

New report finds NASA awarded Boeing large fees despite SLS launch slips Enlarge / When will NASA's Space Launch System rocket take flight? (credit: NASA) As NASA talks up its Artemis Program to return humans to the Moon by the year 2024, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office raises questions about the space agency's ability to build the spacecraft ...
10:51, 2019-06-20

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
07:51, 2019-09-02

Airlines waive change and cancellation fees as Hurricane Dorian hits Caribbean Hurricane Dorian spun through the northern Caribbean as a Category 1 storm on Wednesday, prompting airlines to waive change fees for affected travelers....
23:00, 2019-08-28

UPDATE 1-Washington, D.C. attorney general sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine said on Tuesday he has sued Marriott International Inc hotel chain for misleading consumers and allegedly collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in profit by charging hidden resort fees....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Oracle notches appeals court win vs. Rimini Street, keeps $28.5 million in attorneys' fees The neverending Oracle vs. Rimini Street court battle may be nearing the finish line after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals maintained an injunction and affirmed an attorneys fee award to Oracle....
23:00, 2019-08-19

UPDATE 4-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
18:34, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
16:17, 2019-07-19

Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-05

Park Service diverts $2.5 million in fees for Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza The White House is also giving VIP tickets to GOP donors and political appointees for an event that traditionally has been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding....
09:34, 2019-07-03

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
12:17, 2019-06-06

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged Higher in May U.S. consumer prices inched up in May, held down by a decline in energy prices. Gasoline prices post a decline, after three months of strong increases....
18:00, 2019-06-12

US consumer confidence dips in August The Conference Board cautioned that if the recent escalation in the trade tensions between China and United States persists, consumer expectations will likely dampen....
17:00, 2019-08-27

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
13:51, 2019-06-14

US consumer spending jumps in July Consumer spending in the United States surged in July, according to new data released Friday, suggesting American households are playing a crucial role in ensuring economic expansion continues....
18:00, 2019-08-30

Samsung’s First 8K Consumer TV Is Impressive—But Not Because of Its Resolution I bought my first 4K TV last year, and many of my family and friends still haven’t made the jump. But despite 4K’s infancy, Samsung has already released the first consumer-ready 8K display, known as the Q900. Samsung lent us a 75” model to review, and it’s an incredibly impressive, innovative TV......
03:00, 2019-05-24

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
02:00, 2019-06-15

This bank is ditching fees amid the rise of cheap checking accounts from fintech upstarts Customer penalties are a significant source of revenue for the financial industry: The ten biggest banks collected more than $11 billion in overdraft fees in 2017, according to the FDIC....
14:51, 2019-06-17

Trump issues executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees President Trump on Monday issued an executive order that would pressure insurers, doctors and other providers to disclose more information about health-care prices....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Lower fees, snazzy branches: Hong Kong banks gird for online-only onslaught Hong Kong's biggest banks are set to cut fees, boost digital services and jazz up branches with features such as touch-screen display panels to meet competition from new online-only lenders in one of the world's most profitable banking markets....
06:51, 2019-08-14

Mysterious Grecian benefactor footing legal fees for Jennifer Dulos’ accused hubby The estranged hubby of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos is having his legal fees covered by mysterious benefactor in Greece, lawyers for her family claimed this week. Richard Weinstein, an attorney representing Jennifer’s mother, Manhattanite Gloria Farber, demanded in a Thursday court m...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Court rejects Kentucky's attempt to shirk legal fees in Kim Davis gay marriage case Former Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was successfully sued in 2015 for refusing to follow the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-24

Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer fined 15 per cent of England vs Pakistan match fees England pair Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for incidents during Monday's Cricket World Cup defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday....
10:01, 2019-06-04

Liverpool and City make X-rated fees normal in scary pursuit of perfection | Paul Wilson Reds were ahead of the curve with £75m Virgil van Dijk transfer but champions could trump that for Harry Maguire as a duopoly emerges in the Premier LeagueThere are weeks of the transfer window still to go, an opportunity to keep spending money stretching ahead of Premier League clubs like the seemi...
13:51, 2019-06-22

Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-13

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
18:51, 2019-06-10

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
01:00, 2019-08-01

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
17:34, 2019-05-31

Trade Jitters Dent Consumer Sentiment U.S. household sentiment dropped to a seven-month low in August, as consumers took fright from the implications of trade uncertainties and the Federal Reserve’s recent rate cut....
19:00, 2019-08-16

France to ban the destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PM’s officeFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands as well as online retailers such as Amazon.Edouard Philippe...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Target CEO: US consumer confidence 'remains strong' Target CEO Brian Cornell still thinks the U.S. consumer is strong and spending. Target's latest quarterly results showed the big-box retailer is benefiting from that....
16:17, 2019-08-21

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
06:34, 2019-07-17

Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released....
09:00, 2019-08-10

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Strength in U.S. Consumer Spending Drives Economy U.S. households ramped up their spending in July, providing reassurance that the economy’s decadelong expansion continued to roll despite slowing factory activity and global growth....
22:51, 2019-08-31

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose Sharply in July U.S. households ramped up their spending in July, providing reassurance that the economy’s decadelong expansion continued to roll on even as manufacturing cools and global growth slows....
18:34, 2019-08-30

Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’ Smaller breweries are responding to the demands of consumers more concerned with health and active lifestyles than they are with hops or high alcohol content....
20:17, 2019-05-26

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
20:51, 2019-06-12

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Confidence, GDP In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh figures on consumer confidence, personal spending and inflation. The Commerce Department will also release an updated estimate of first-quarter growth....
23:01, 2019-05-27

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the preliminary read on July consumer sentiment to reach 98.5....
21:51, 2019-07-19

How HTC crafted Vive Cosmos for a new generation of consumer VR Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat spoke with HTC executives about the launch of the new high-end consumer virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive Cosmos.Read More...
14:00, 2019-09-12

Consumer Inflation At 10-Month High Of 3.21% In August Thursday's data also meant consumer inflation came in below the Reserve Bank of India's medium-term target of 4 per cent for the thirteenth month in a row....
19:17, 2019-09-12

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
16:34, 2019-06-28

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important than speed!...
14:32, 2019-05-21

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0.3% in April following a 1.1% surge in March that h...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel poverty.Jeremy Corbyn and the shadow business secr...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Fed's rate-cut debate focuses on 'robust' U.S. consumer Slowing global economies, the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing and a warning sign of recession flashing in the U.S. Treasury market have all fed expectations the Federal Reserve is poised to lower rates at the close of its Sept. 17-18 meeting....
03:17, 2019-09-05

It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn all about us. With more and more businesses realizing the lucrative power of personal data, there’s no denying that our deeply personal details are being...
19:51, 2019-09-13

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Consumer watchdog agency shows one way to help improve your savings Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and H&R Block suggests consumers might save more of their tax refunds if they receive encouragement or a small financial incentive....
07:17, 2019-09-04

Takata airbag consumer restitution payout of $9.8M requested The special master overseeing the Takata restitution fund seeks court approval to award the first round of payments to 102 recipients claiming injury from a defective airbag inflator....
23:17, 2019-08-09

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks? The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause" or an "effect"?...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Despite Reprieve, New Tariffs Will Hit Wide Range of Consumer Goods President Trump may have delayed tariffs on some Chinese goods to spare holiday shoppers, but consumers are likely to feel the pinch anyway, economists say....
19:00, 2019-08-16

WRAPUP 1-U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency.       ...
05:51, 2019-06-19

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
21:17, 2019-05-28

nreal unveils consumer and developer versions of its AR smartglasses First unveiled at CES this year, the nreal light augmented reality smartglasses are now available in both a consumer and developer edition.The company has managed to bring AR smartglasses to the masses in a simple, yet wearable sunglass-like design that is much more approachable than Google Glass wa...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Google pledges to use recycled materials for consumer devices SAN FRANCISCO – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022. The new commitments step up the competition among tech companies aiming to show consu...
19:00, 2019-08-06

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
12:00, 2019-09-14

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the industry and what he's watching in the eco...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
01:51, 2019-08-22

U.S. economy slows in second quarter; consumer spending robust The U.S. economy slowed in the second quarter, but the strongest growth in consumer spending in 4-1/2 years amid a strong labor market could further temper financial market expectations of a recession....
15:34, 2019-08-29

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
11:00, 2019-07-09

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to recover if they provide compelling medical reasons for users to get the tests....
20:17, 2019-08-25

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
05:17, 2019-08-23

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
05:51, 2019-06-09

Consumer confidence in 737 Max jets 'going to take a while to come back,' says Delta CEO Ed Bastian As airlines extend cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max, Delta's CEO says it'll likely take longer than expected for the jets to return to service....
17:34, 2019-06-12

P&G CEO says US consumer 'remains strong' despite global trade concerns Procter & Gamble's CEO tells CNBC the U.S. consumer "remains strong," after the company reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
00:34, 2019-05-30

Tim Armstrong Makes Marketing Play to Serve Consumer Brands Former AOL chief Tim Armstrong is joining the chase for direct-to-consumer brands’ marketing budgets with a new venture called Unbox that will help consumer companies hawk their products....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Germany's Stada buys six of GSK's consumer brands, eyes further deals Private equity-backed generic drugmaker Stada said on Friday it would buy six consumer healthcare products from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to bolster its presence in Europe....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
16:34, 2019-07-12

U.S. housing market mired in weakness; consumer sentiment ebbs U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units, but a jump in permits to a seven-month high offered hope for the struggling housing market....
19:00, 2019-08-16

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
15:01, 2019-05-21

Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
12:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
21:17, 2019-07-08

All of Southwest's Consumer Credit Cards Just Boosted Their Welcome Offers To 60,000 Points We’re big fans of Southwest’s Rapid Rewards credit cards, but primarily because of the flexibility of the program and the generous welcome bonuses. If you’ve been waiting on a special offer to apply for a card, a newly launchedwelcome bonuses can net you up to 60,000 points....
02:00, 2019-09-12

Consumer Inflation Hits 10-Month High Of 3.21% In August: 10 Points Consumer inflation came in at 3.21 per cent in August, government data showed on Thursday. That marked the highest level recorded since October last year, when it had stood at 3.38 per cent. Consumer......
19:17, 2019-09-12

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose To Nine-Month High In July: Poll The July 31-August 6 poll of 30 economists showed retail inflation rose to 3.20 per cent in July from a year ago, a touch above June's 3.18 per cent....
13:17, 2019-08-07

PSA: Consumer version of BBM closes today; get one year of BBMe for free You can shed a tear if you'd like because a tweet from the official BBM Twitter account reminds us that today the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger shuts down. As we told you when the date was announced last month, those using BBM can start using the enterprise version of BBM (BBMe) for 12 mo...
02:17, 2019-06-01

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Greenpeace International.In 2010, members of the Con...
09:17, 2019-06-11

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
14:32, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. consumer confidence dips in August - Conference Board U.S. consumer confidence retreated a bit in August as optimism on the present situation improved to its highest since late 2000, offsetting a weakening in the outlook on economic conditions, the Conference Board said on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-08-27

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
18:51, 2019-06-17

Consumer Giants Turn From Diapers to Eye Rollers and Jelly Masks Facing stagnant sales of household mainstays from diapers to detergent, the world’s biggest consumer-products companies are trying to crack the lucrative market for influencer-pitched, millennial-approved skin-care products....
17:17, 2019-07-21

Is Big Little Lies selling us a version of consumer feminism that's too good to be true? Female friendship is ubiquitous on television, from Bold Type to Boots ads. It’s not always good for the cause Reese Witherspoon has been sharing snaps of her Big Little Lies castmates – and, possibly, actual mates – on Instagram for months now. Her 17.8 million followers have seen them going bowlin...
13:00, 2019-06-08

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
15:34, 2019-06-12

Upsie nabs $5M to build a direct-to-consumer warranty service Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so much and often return too little. Now there is an alternative emerging. A startup out of Minneapolis, Min...
23:34, 2019-05-28

Economy Week Ahead: New-Home Sales, Consumer Spending This week brings a steady flow of economic data, culminating in a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29....
03:00, 2019-06-24

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of choice for consumers, putting pressure on logistics companies to process higher volumes of goods and ship them fast...
21:51, 2019-07-19

UK faces potential 'consumer panic' and 'security gaps' under no-deal Britain faces potential "consumer panic" and gaps in security within weeks of leaving the EU without a deal, according to an official government document obtained by Sky News....
23:34, 2019-08-01

Manufacturers don't control consumer relationships, platforms like Google do, says Sorrell Manufacturers don't have the direct relationships with shoppers they thought they would with the advent of the internet — it's platforms like Facebook that are in control, according to Martin Sorrell, executive chair of marketing group S4 Capital....
21:51, 2019-09-12

A generational shift in consumer tastes is a boon for these retailers, Jim Cramer says "These days, the consumer is addicted to convenience ... If it doesn't have a great digital presence or incredible bargains, take a pass," Jim Cramer says....
04:00, 2019-08-20

Oculus CTO Carmack downplays consumer AR, calls Magic Leap overhyped Superstar developer and Oculus CTO John Carmack remains skeptical about consumer uses for augmented reality, and says early AR devices were overhyped.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-29

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
15:17, 2019-05-21

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in an army of salespeople to fight perceptions that a U.S. blacklist would hobble its phones....
11:00, 2019-06-03

Consumer Lending Powers Big-Bank Earnings, Upstaging Wall Street U.S. consumers are taking advantage of low interest rates to borrow and spend, boosting banks that cater to Main Street and leaving behind those that don’t....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Japan's economy grows more than expected on strong consumer, business spending Japan's economy grew much more than expected in April-June to mark the third straight quarter of expansion, as robust private consumption and business investment offset the hit to exports from cooling global demand....
15:17, 2019-08-09

Consumer groups, unions urge caution on $63 bln AbbVie deal for Allergan About a dozen advocacy groups and unions, including Public Citizen and the American Federation of Teachers, wrote the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday urging it to consider blocking drugmaker AbbVie Inc's planned $63 billion purchase of Botox maker Allergan Plc....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G's ads are getting political. Will that draw a backlash? In this hyperpartisan and politically tribal world, is the Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G risking turning off consumers with social messaging?       ...
07:17, 2019-09-13

U.S. consumer inflation outlook declined as Fed weighed rate cuts - survey Consumers in the United States kept their expectations of inflation restrained in July, data showed on Monday, validating concerns that prompted the Federal Reserve to start cutting interest rates....
19:00, 2019-08-12

Vote now in the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019 and win top tech It's that time of the year again. It's time to crown the finest performers in the UK industry, from phone makers to network providers, with the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019. We need your help to narrow down our extensive longlists of the leading contenders to stellar shortl...
19:17, 2019-07-17

Cramer Remix: Macy's ugly fiscal Q2 is not reflective of consumer health Jim Cramer says the performance issues at Macy's are tied to the grim state of mall-based retailers and breaks down bright spots he sees in the sector....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Strong consumer spending vs. weak business investment: What really matters for the US economy U.S. consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, saved the day for the record-long expansion, but a big decline in business investments raised concerns about how much longer it can last....
01:00, 2019-08-01

CANADA STOCKS-TSX dips as Loblaw earnings hurt consumer staples Canada's main stock index dropped on Wednesday, hurt by losses in the consumer staples sector after food retailer Loblaw Cos reported disappointing quarterly earnings....
17:34, 2019-07-24

Fed expected to cut rates as economy feels trade war impact, despite strengthening consumer The Fed is expected to cut interest rates Wednesday, after second quarter GDP shows inflation is still sluggish and trade wars are impacting business....
01:00, 2019-08-01

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted. The post US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
18:00, 2019-05-21

'Keep your hands off' bamboo coffee cups, German consumer group warns Makers of bamboo cups claim their products are reusable and ecoogically friendly. German consumer group Stiftung Warentest tested 12 brands of bamboo-based containers and argues that it's best to avoid them....
15:34, 2019-07-23

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
19:00, 2019-06-27

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
15:51, 2019-07-18

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
05:00, 2019-05-22

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
02:51, 2019-05-22

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
14:51, 2019-07-16

Japanese automakers' sales fall in South Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the countries....
08:17, 2019-09-04

JPMorgan Chase beats profit expectations, sees growth in consumer unit JPMorgan Chase reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and buoyant consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks. Even as the world’s biggest bank recorded record earnings, there were warning signs that the playing field is beginning to til...
19:17, 2019-07-16

Wall Street rises as Target, Lowe's results point to consumer confidence Wall Street's main indexes rose on Wednesday as upbeat earnings from retailers pointed to strength in U.S. consumer demand, and held gains after minutes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers had debated a more aggressive interest rate cut....
03:17, 2019-08-22

US consumer sentiment index hits 98.4 in July, slightly topping June numbers The University of Michigan's final print on its consumer sentiment index for July came in at 98.4, matching its mid-month reading. The consensus estimate was 98.5, according to economists polled by Refinitiv....
18:00, 2019-08-02

California adopted the country’s first major consumer privacy law. Now, Silicon Valley is trying to rewrite it. Adopted last year, the California Consumer Privacy Act grants web users the right to see the personal information that companies collect about them and stop it from being sold. But powerful business organizations representing retailers, marketers and tech giants are seeking sweeping revisions before...
20:51, 2019-09-03

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Steep new US, China tariffs go into effect, as companies warn of higher consumer prices Despite multiple indications last month of a possible breakthrough in trade negotiations, the United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other's goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items ...
06:17, 2019-09-02

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.       ...
11:00, 2019-09-07

Wall Street Weekahead: Retailers in spotlight as tariffs on consumer products kick in U.S. retailers will be front and center on Wall Street next week as the United States imposes new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, including clothing, televisions and jewelry....
09:17, 2019-08-31

Changing consumer trends have contributed to Kraft Heinz's troubles, retail analyst says "The challenge for Kraft Heinz goes well beyond" the company "to what's going on with food producers ... we think the environment is just awful," Wolfe Research analyst Scott Mushkin says....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Prices, Retail Sales, Industrial Production In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on inflation, retail sales, productivity and industrial production. China will publish industrial production and fixed-asset investment numbers....
01:34, 2019-08-12

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Retailers in spotlight as tariffs on consumer products kick in U.S. retailers will be front and center on Wall Street next week as the United States imposes new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, including clothing, televisions and jewelry. The upcoming tariffs on Chinese goods will hit consumers more directly than duties already levied again...
19:51, 2019-09-01

UPDATE 1-U.S. consumer inflation outlook declined as Fed weighed rate cuts - survey Consumers in the United States kept their expectations of inflation restrained in July, data showed on Monday, validating concerns that prompted the Federal Reserve to start cutting interest rates....
19:00, 2019-08-12

Court dismisses consumer watchdog's claim 'flushable' wipes labelling is misleading Choice says decision is terrible news for people who care about the environmentAustralia’s consumer watchdog has failed to persuade a judge that Kimberly-Clark Australia misled customers when it said its wipes – moist towelettes – were flushable.The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission cla...
08:17, 2019-06-28

South Korean imports of Japanese beer nearly halve amid consumer backlash Japan shipped $4.3 million worth of beer to South Korea in July, down from $6.6 million a year earlier and $7.9 million in June, according to preliminary customs office data....
10:51, 2019-08-07

Amazon Prime Day could be the 'record-breaking event' to boost consumer stocks next week Amazon's annual sales event will not only break its own records, but send the rest of the consumer discretionary group higher, says CFRA's Todd Rosenbluth....
04:00, 2019-07-09

Make Eye Contact With Drivers So They Won't Run You Over The Lifehacker staff works out of Times Square in New York, which means we’re constantly under the threat of being hit by a passing car. Just today, an SUV nearly ran me over, even though it had a red light....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Ban drivers from parking on pavements, MPs say News 9 Sep, 2019 Transport Select Committee calls for ‘nationwide ban’ on pavement parking to prevent pedestrians from being put in danger...
13:34, 2019-09-09

Sainz: Not enough top F1 cars for top drivers McLaren driver Carlos Sainz says there aren't "enough good cars to feed all the good drivers in Formula 1", and admits the shortage of title-calibre machinery is "very frustrating"...
20:51, 2019-08-26

Drivers better prepared than ever say F1 bosses Drivers are fitter and more prepared than ever Formula One team bosses said on Friday, denying Lewis Hamilton's claims that F1 had become so easy physically that youngsters could step into the cockpit without doing any hard work....
04:34, 2019-06-08

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say In July, an Uber driver we’ll call Dave—his name has been changed here to protect his identity—picked up a fare in a trendy neighborhood of a major U.S. metropolitan area. It was rush hour and surge pricing was in effect due to increased demand, meaning that Dave would be paid almost twice the re...
20:17, 2019-08-26

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likelihood of success....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Don't lose money to hidden bank fees: Here's how to spot them These are the most common bank fees that many banks charge to cover the costs of maintaining their bank accounts.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin whale moves $1B worth of Bitcoin for just $700 in fees’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Nietzsche used to say: Crack open this tasty lobster! Bitcoin Price We closed the d...
06:00, 2019-09-08

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's travel survey finds passengers more satisfied than ever....
16:00, 2019-05-29

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly. The post US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:17, 2019-05-31

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Cramer: Trump should heed Home Depot's warnings about the consumer and make a trade deal Home Depot CFO Carol Tome says "consumer confidence is near record high levels" but "consumer demand could be impacted" by lingering U.S.-China trade tensions....
02:51, 2019-08-21

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
04:34, 2019-06-21

Consumer strength is 'deteriorating before our very eyes,' Wall Street bear David Rosenberg warns Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg predicts one of the strongest parts of the U.S. economy will disappoint Wall Street and lead to a market meltdown....
18:00, 2019-08-21

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Wells Fargo tops earnings estimates on strong consumer checking and lending business Wells Fargo's second-quarter earnings report presented investors with a mixed bag as the lender posted stronger checking and consumer lending but slightly lower net interest income....
14:51, 2019-07-16

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Tencent launches WeChat for drivers Tencent Holdings on Monday unveiled a version of its popular social media app WeChat tailor-made for drivers with state-backed Chinese carmaker China Chang'an Automobile Group, marking a further foray into transportation solutions....
19:51, 2019-08-26

TUSD hosting a job fair for bus drivers TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District’s Transportation Department is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Courtesy of Tucson Unified School District TUSD is accepting applications for part-time and full-time bus drivers. No prior experience is required to apply, and training is prov...
04:51, 2019-06-21

The drivers' manifesto to fix Formula 1 for 2021 Leading Formula 1 drivers including multiple world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have outlined the changes they would like to see to improve grand prix racing's spectacle...
12:17, 2019-06-28

Drivers Stranded After Tesla's App Goes Down For Hours It’s a terrible feeling when you realize you’re either locked out of your car or it won’t start at all. Recently, several Tesla owners found themselves stranded when the company’s app went down for a few hours over the holiday weekend....
04:51, 2019-09-04

U.S. drivers log 2.5% more miles in April than year ago Motorists traveled 2.5% more miles on U.S. roads and highways in April compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report late Thursday....
00:51, 2019-06-21

Lyft Still Desperately Wants Its Own Drivers to Oppose AB5 A contentious bill that puts a stake into the heart of the worker misclassification schemes buoying Uber, Lyft, Doordash, and other overvalued gig work platforms, has passed the California Senate. As predicted, this hasn’t stopped these companies from continuing to undermine this threatening legisla...
20:51, 2019-09-11

Over 750,000 UK drivers set to be caught speeding in France News 8 Aug, 2019 Data shows 21 per cent of British motorists are not aware that France’s speed camera tolerances are lower than the UK’s...
13:17, 2019-08-08

Formula E Wants Its Cars To Be Less Tough So Drivers Won't Hit Each Other As Often One of the perks of a racing series with entirely electric cars is that they barely make a sound, letting anyone around hear exactly what’s happening on track—including every bit contact, and there’s been a lot of that in Formula E this year. But the series apparently wants to cool it down, and may ...
10:17, 2019-08-07

Drivers will be used only sparingly at Pebble Beach Hitting a driver long and straight is one of golf's special skills, but not one that will be on display very often at this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where the biggest club in a player's arsenal will likely be used only sparingly....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Ice T says Amazon drivers should wear uniforms Ice T tweeted he almost shot an Amazon driver who was "creeping up to my crib" to complete a delivery because the driver had no signifiers who he was.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

When you have to go: Indy 500 drivers on what going to the restroom looks like in a race Will Power's advice: Let go. 'No one wants to hit a wall with a full bladder.' That's one vote for whizzing around the track.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

As NBA Finals tickets surpass $60K, Ontario consumer services minister rejects implementing price caps Premier Doug Ford’s government decided to scrap a section of the Ticket Sales Act in April, which capped resale prices at 50 per cent of original face value. At the time, Minister Bill Walker said price caps were "unenforceable."...
00:00, 2019-05-30

U.K. Faces ‘Consumer Panic,’ ‘Law and Order Challenges’ From No-Deal Brexit, Leaked Government Document Warns The U.K. faces “consumer panic”, “food shortages” and “gaps” in security if it leaves the E.U. without a deal in place on its future relationship with the bloc, a leaked government document states. The U.K.’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has pledged to...
06:00, 2019-08-03

Two People A Day Are Killed By Red-Light-Running Drivers The world at the moment is beset on all sides by assholes. You know, the people who don’t put their carts back at the grocery store, who take up much-needed gas pumps while stuffing their faces, and who run red lights. And while not putting your cart back may not risk any lives (except your own, if ...
04:51, 2019-09-04

Norris says even F1 drivers take level of safety "for granted" McLaren rookie Lando Norris believes even Formula 1 drivers take the level of safety in motorsport "for granted" and said Anthoine Hubert's death shook him in "quite a big way"...
22:17, 2019-09-03

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Government seeks to improve road safety.  The system, ...
18:34, 2019-07-18

Mobility as a Service could convert car drivers to bus riders A study of 21,000 consumers shows MaaS could change commuting habits and reduce congestion. People need options beyond Uber to get where they're going....
16:34, 2019-09-05

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan......
14:51, 2019-06-17

F1 Drivers Not Sure What To Do With Their Once Fellow Racer Who Turned Into A Vlogger Nico Rosberg should have nothing to prove. He’s a Formula One champion, the son of a Formula One champion, and he retired on top. And yet, for some reason he spends his time being a YouTuber. Now current F1 driver/son of an F1 driver Max Verstappen just called out Rosberg as “the new Jacques Villene...
05:34, 2019-09-07

DUI Task Force cracks down on drunk drivers The Arizona DUI Task Force cracked down on drunk drivers over Memorial Day Weekend. The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety released new statistics from this year’s DUI Enforcement. There were 503 DUI arrests made statewide between May 24 and May 27, according to the report. That’s an increa...
06:51, 2019-05-30

ADOT: Drivers can report litterbugs by dialing 511 Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation PHOENIX – Drivers can report litterbugs by dialing 511. Arizona Department of Transportation’s Traveler Information Line now takes litter reports. Once drivers call 511, they are asked to select the second option for the litter hotline. Callers must pro...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on Monday, noting that Uber was apparently testing th......
17:34, 2019-05-29

Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton "Lewis Hamilton said Formula One\u0027s rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday\u0027s French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season."...
22:34, 2019-06-23

Heathrow plans its own Ulez for drivers doing drop-off at up to £15 a day Thousands of Heathrow passengers will be made to pay a "pollution charge" of up to £15 if they drive to the airport to catch flights, it was announced today....
13:17, 2019-05-24

Amphitheatre School District needs to hire bus drivers TUCSON – Most schools in Southern Arizona start back up in about a month, which means districts are working to fill positions. One job that is hard to fill is the bus driver position. At Amphitheatre (Amphi) School District bus drivers transport 6 thousand students a day during the school year...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Coca-Cola 600 tests drivers' stamina For all the deserved attention this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) receives annually -- for its celebration of our country's military heroes and the challenge of mastering NASCAR's longest race -- it has presented a unique competitiv...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Failure is an option: what changes in the MOT test have meant for drivers It’s one dreaded outcome of the MOT test, which got tougher a year ago this week. We ask those in the know all about it Second only to waiting to hear if you’ve passed your driving test has to be waiting to hear whether your car has passed its MOT. Fail and you know putting things right is going to...
20:00, 2019-05-25

Police to use drones to target dangerous drivers News 12 Jul, 2019 Initiative from London’s Metropolitan police will see drones target dangerous drivers and those taking part in street races...
15:51, 2019-07-12

Film idling drivers and get 25% of their fine, says think tank News 12 Aug, 2019 Drivers who leave their engines running should be filmed by members of the public, who would receive 25% of the offending driver’s fine...
00:51, 2019-08-13

Big drop in uninsured drivers caught on UK roads News 30 May, 2019 Last year saw the lowest number of uninsured drivers caught on the road since 2012, even though 2017, by contrast, saw the most...
05:51, 2019-05-30

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Ford drivers hopeful for more success at Michigan Ford's drivers should be motivated this weekend at Michigan, and history suggests they'll be tough to beat       ...
04:17, 2019-06-09

Cuphead is coming to Teslas and I pity the drivers Over the weekend, Elon Musk revealed to IGN reporter Ryan McCaffrey on a podcast that Tesla would be porting indie platformer Cuphead, of all games, to work in its cars. It can only be played via a USB gamepad and, given which game we’re talking about, I fully expect to see several of them launched ...
04:17, 2019-06-05

Rise in requests from abroad for UK drivers’ details News 10 Jun, 2019 The number of British motorists’ details requested by foreign authorities for alleged driving offences outside the UK has gone up...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Video: 10 F1 drivers who were dumped in the middle of the season Red Bull has become synonymous with mid-season driver changes during its time in Formula 1, but the ruthless seat-swapping did not begin when it arrived in the championship...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Drop in oil price heralds cheaper fill-ups for UK drivers A 9% drop in the price of crude oil could bring down petrol and diesel prices as May sees four-month peak The RAC says May represented a fourth consecutive month of fuel price rises, but predicts that relief could be on the way in the form of cheaper crude oil.  Prices jumped higher still last mont...
07:51, 2019-06-05

UPS drivers face health risks in trucks without air conditioning TUCSON – It’s happening all over the United States. UPS trucks are not being air-conditioned, and for some drivers this is causing heat related illnesses. NBC found over 100 reports across 23 states of UPS employees being admitted to the hospital for heat related illnesses since 2015. A...
04:00, 2019-07-20

Formula E drivers react to 2019/20 calendar clashes with WEC Jose Maria Lopez says his World Endurance Championship Toyota LMP1 drive takes precedence over a place in Formula E, as drivers affected by the two series' clashes outlined their positions...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Russell: F1 drivers made to 'look like idiots' by Silverstone wind Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell said that the unpredictable wind conditions during Friday free practice for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone could "make yourself look like an idiot"...
20:51, 2019-07-12

More than 1,600 drivers now suspended after deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash The Massachusetts Registry for Motor Vehicles has now suspended over 1,600 drivers after a horrific crash in New Hampshire that killed seven.        ...
01:00, 2019-07-13

More than half of drivers break 30mph speed limits News 27 Jun, 2019 New Government data reveals 52 per cent of car drivers break 30mph speed limits, compared with 46 per cent on motorways...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Drivers may overestimate Tesla Autopilot because of its name, study suggests Tesla's Autopilot system might have a catchy name, but it may send the wrong message to drivers, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A survey the non-profit organization conducted revealed that a lot of people don't fu......
16:00, 2019-06-21

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, diesel and CNG at IOCL petrol pumps across India....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Austria F3: Hughes wins after Prema drivers collide on last lap Jake Hughes won the second Austria FIA Formula 3 race after on-the-road victor Robert Shwartzman was penalised for hitting fellow Ferrari Formula 1 junior Marcus Armstrong on the last lap...
11:17, 2019-06-30

Judge Orders Madrid to Keep Fining Polluting Drivers The ruling reversed the conservative mayor’s suspension of fines for older car models that enter the center of Madrid, saying the low-emissions zone was “essential” in order to improve the quality of air....
16:17, 2019-07-06

New reserve Laurent could race for Toyota if drivers have clashes New Toyota LMP1 reserve driver Thomas Laurent could make his race debut with the manufacturer as early as the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship season...
12:17, 2019-06-12

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
01:00, 2019-07-04

Why do drivers bother reversing into supermarket car park spaces? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsIt’s a mystery to me – why do so many people reverse into parking spaces in supermarket car parks? It often requires several attempts to get prope...
14:51, 2019-07-09

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
05:17, 2019-06-09

Seidl: F1 teams, drivers can't complain about rules they pushed for McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says teams and drivers cannot complain that there are too many rules in Formula 1, because they pushed for them in the first place...
17:51, 2019-07-03

Formula E drivers support 2019/20 attack mode changes Leading ABB FIA Formula E drivers say the changes to attack mode - including increased power - for the 2019/20 season will lead to more overtaking and strategy variance...
17:51, 2019-07-03

Newspaper finds black drivers stopped, searched more often LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers. The paper analyzed 130,999 stops between 2016 and 2018. They found that African A...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Modern Formula 1 drivers too fit to be exhausted by faster cars Making Formula 1 cars more physical would not guarantee modern drivers end races exhausted because they are so much fitter than those in previous decades, reckons Franz Tost...
11:34, 2019-06-15

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
04:17, 2019-07-03

Drivers will pay less for gas this July 4th than last year, despite a recent rise in prices Drivers should pay about a dime less per gallon for gasoline over the Fourth of July holiday than last year, even with a major refinery outage and new taxes in about a dozen states....
20:00, 2019-07-02

Racing Point announces new drivers for third F1 Esports season Racing Point is the latest team to announce drivers for the third Formula 1 Esports season, partnering F1 Esports debutant Daniele Haddad with the returning Marcel Kiefer...
19:34, 2019-07-11

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for new drivers...
14:34, 2019-07-18

Lyft offers free EV charging to Portland drivers Lyft might have a way to recruit more EV drivers: top up their cars for free. The ridesharing service has teamed up with Portland General Electric to offer free EV charging in the Oregon city's metro area to eligible drivers from July 1st onward. T......
18:34, 2019-06-02

Uber's next business idea: Lending money to drivers Uber is reportedly looking into offering loans directly to drivers, according to a report from Recode. The ride sharing company recently sent out an in-app survey to some drivers that indicated the company is starting to build a "new financial produc......
16:00, 2019-09-07

Sir Chris Hoy back to British GT in two races with Ford WEC drivers Sir Chris Hoy will return to British GT and team up with Ford World Endurance Championship drivers in the Multimatic Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4 at Spa and Donington Park...
18:00, 2019-05-22

F2 drivers confused about why some cars lost a lap in Monaco race Formula 2 drivers remain confused about why more than half the field restarted a lap down after a feature-race red flag caused by Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher...
05:00, 2019-05-25

NASCAR Cup Series: Drivers to watch at the Coca-Cola 600 For The Win's Michelle Martinelli thinks these drivers have the best chance of winning NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600.        ...
14:34, 2019-05-25

Arizona trooper accused trying to sexually exploit drivers Tremaine Jackson/ Arizona Department of Public Safety PHOENIX (AP) – A male now-former Arizona Highway Patrol trooper is accused of trying to exploit eight female drivers for sexual favors during traffic stops and the Arizona Department of Public Safety says officials believe there may have be...
18:51, 2019-09-11

Security flaws found in many major kernel drivers At this year's DefCon security conference, security researchers from Eclypsium revealed in a presentation that they have discovered common design flaws in over 40 kernel drivers from 20 different hardware vendors.The design flaws found in the drivers could allow low-privileged applications to u...
01:17, 2019-08-13

MPs call for tougher penalties on drivers using mobile phones Committee says ban on hands-free use should be considered amid rise in road deathsTougher restrictions on drivers using mobile phones, including extending the ban to hands-free devices, should be considered, MPs have said.The transport select committee said using any type of mobile phone while drivi...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by tech while driving, AAA report says Drivers between 55 to 75 years old are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology while driving, according to a new AAA report.       ...
07:17, 2019-07-25

A Taste of Home for California’s Punjabi Truck Drivers Punjabi Dhaba, reminiscent of no-frills roadside restaurants in India and Pakistan, is another example of how Bakersfield and its tastes have grown alongside its immigrant work force....
20:51, 2019-08-26

Drivers gridlock DMV offices for new licenses ahead of deadline These DMV lines are driving New Yorkers crazy. Motorists seeking to renew their licenses are facing waits that can stretch for half a day at packed Department of Motor Vehicles offices — even “License Express” outposts. A trip to the 30th Street express office last week was more like getting s...
03:51, 2019-09-01

Red Bull F1 drivers went back to pre-France engine at Belgian GP Red Bull's Formula 1 drivers went back to Honda’s pre-France engine during the Belgian Grand Prix weekend, ahead of the latest upgrade's race debut at Monza...
06:17, 2019-09-03

17 drivers hit with grid penalties after Monza F3 qualifying farce Seventeen of the 30 FIA Formula 3 cars have received grid penalties after a farcical qualifying session at Monza on Friday, where many have been penalised for driving unnecessary slowly...
18:34, 2019-09-07

Delivery drivers involved in Amazon theft ring, FBI says SEATTLE — The FBI says it’s awaiting records from Amazon to help determine the extent of a theft ring that sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods using the online giant. A search warrant affidavit unsealed in Seattle says two contract Amazon delivery drivers were involved. Inves...
10:17, 2019-08-02

Ricciardo wants "respect" for drivers after Hamilton Spa crash cheered Daniel Ricciardo has urged Formula 1 spectators to behave like "true fans" rather than celebrate crashes as they did when Lewis Hamilton crashed in Belgian Grand Prix final practice...
02:34, 2019-09-06

The car tire of the future will be eco-friendly, 'talk' to drivers and fix their own flats Tire manufacturer's are reshaping — quite literally — your car's tires in ways aimed at yielding improved safety, performance, fuel economy and more....
21:17, 2019-08-05

How the DMV is making millions by selling drivers’ personal data Motor vehicle departments around the United States are taking drivers’ personal information and selling it to a range of businesses, including private investigators, generating millions of dollars in revenue, said a scathing new report. According to Motherboard, which obtained hundreds of page...
20:34, 2019-09-09

Haas F1 ready to rein in drivers after repeat clashes Haas are going to have to get tough with drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen after collisions between them in the last two races, team boss Guenther Steiner said on Thursday....
15:17, 2019-08-01

Two thirds of UK drivers don’t understand European road signs News 6 Aug, 2019 New research reveals 65 per cent of UK drivers don’t understand European road signs, despite 40 per cent having driven abroad...
00:34, 2019-08-07

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to discuss policy...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Wanted: 60,000 drivers. What the shortages at US trucking companies means to you Bad press, high demand and a lack of skilled labor has led to a yearlong truck driver shortage, and it doesn't show signs of stopping.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-24

F1 drivers warned about backing-off Monza qualifying tactics Formula 1 drivers have been told by FIA race director Michael Masi not to use unnecessary backing-off tactics in qualifying at Monza, as they will risk receiving a grid penalty...
18:34, 2019-09-07

F1 drivers Norris, Verstappen join to win virtual 24 Hours of Spa McLaren and Red Bull Formula 1 drivers Lando Norris and Max Verstappen respectively teamed up and avoided late drama to win the virtual 24 hours of Spa on iRacing...
18:51, 2019-07-21

BTCC 2019: BMW drivers hit trouble in title battle Jordan (l) and Butcher both took wins Title contenders Andrew Jordan and Colin Turkington both his trouble on a dramatic weekend at Knockhill The battle for the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship took several dramatic twists at Knockhill, with title contenders Colin Turkington and And...
03:51, 2019-09-16

Back-to-school cars: These are some of the best vehicles for teenage drivers Each of 2019's Best New Cars for Teens has available forward collision warning and forward automatic emergency braking, according to U.S. News.       ...
13:51, 2019-08-20

Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of contract Amazon delivery drivers was involved, recently unsealed federal court documents show....
06:34, 2019-08-02

Williams F1 Esports team win Le Mans race against BMW drivers The Williams Formula 1 team's Esports squad won the BMW 120 at Le Mans hosted on iRacing, with factory BMW drivers Philipp Eng and Nicky Catsburg racing in the field...
18:51, 2019-05-27

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a......
07:17, 2019-08-23

Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Perhaps more importantly, the e-commerce giant will no longer dip into......
14:51, 2019-08-23

Uber won’t reclassify drivers as employees, despite California’s AB5 ruling Uber has said it has no plans to reclassify its vast army of drivers as employees, in light of the the gig workers’ rights bill passed in the California Senate yesterday. “We continue to believe drivers are properly classified as independent, and because we’ll continue to be responsive to what the v...
09:00, 2019-09-12

DoorDash changing pay model to give drivers 100% of tips Food deliverer DoorDash has responded to controversy over the fairness of its drivers' pay by changing its policy to give them 100 percent of gratuities going forward....
21:00, 2019-07-24

The Latest: Drivers wear red caps for Lauda at the Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local): ___ 2:10 p.m. Drivers are wearing red caps with Niki written on them ahead of the race in memory of Niki Lauda. The three-time F1 champion died on Monday at the age of 70, less than one year after a lung transplant. Lauda,...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Scott Dixon: Drivers won't notice IndyCar aeroscreen inside car Scott Dixon says the Red Bull Advanced Technologies aeroscreen will have no impact on the vision of IndyCar drivers after taking part in an intensive test of the device...
08:17, 2019-07-03

McLaren could give IndyCar drivers with "credible" F1 chance tests McLaren would look at giving its full-time IndyCar drivers a Formula 1 test next season if they have a "credible" chance of making the move to grand prix racing...
17:17, 2019-08-13

After Expressway Mishap, Special Devices To Check Drivers From Dozing Off Alarmed over a spate of accidents on the expressways, the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is planning to deploy special devices in vehicles to prevent drivers from dozing......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established delivery firms....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Investors are hiring Uber drivers to scout houses to flip CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Uber drivers are getting paid to scout potential properties for investors as the house flipping market fizzles....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Questions Over Drivers and Wine Storage Push Out Senior ANZ Executive David Hisco, head of ANZ’s New Zealand operation, left the job after a review concluded that his characterization of expenses fell short of internal standards....
12:34, 2019-06-17

DMVs Across The Country Are Selling Drivers' Data For Big Money: Report When you give you information to the DMV, you probably don’t think it’s going to sell that information for profit. But across the country, that’s exactly what is happening. Private investigators, consumer credit rating companies and a whole host of other businesses and individuals that deal in info...
01:34, 2019-09-07

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from ride-sharing apps declined by half between 2013 a...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Drivers in Idaho keep harassing busloads of immigrants' children on their way to pre-school Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images Idaho motorists have reportedly been harassing buses carrying children under the age of five. A nonprofit that owns the buses announced they're going to remove and cover up signs on the buses that read "Migrant and Seasonal Head Start." The buses drive low-incom...
18:17, 2019-08-22

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss....
05:34, 2019-08-06

Gas prices drop to a 3-year Labor Day low, as more drivers hit the road this weekend With gas prices at a 3-year low for the Labor Day weekend, more Americans will head out on road trips for the holiday. Depending on where they live, they might have more cash to spend....
22:00, 2019-08-28

918 Maharashtra Rickshaw Drivers Lose Licenses For Refusing Commuters In a first, the Maharashtra transport department revoked licenses of 918 auto-rickshaw drivers in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane city for refusing fare, an official said on Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-08-14

NASCAR Further Limits How Often Its Top-Level Cup Drivers Can Race In Lower Series NASCAR has made a lot of rule changes, and changes to those very rule changes, over the past handful of years. But perhaps one of the most called-for new rules as of late has been the limitation of top-level Cup Series drivers’ participation in lower NASCAR series, and things are about to get even m...
00:51, 2019-08-24

India's Diesel Demand Set For Detour As Drivers Switch To Petrol India's strong diesel demand growth is decoupling from the car market as motorists increasingly turn to gasoline vehicles, leaving it more reliant on patchy demand from construction and heavy......
00:17, 2019-07-13

Faulty Automatic Braking Has Drivers Afraid Of Their Own Cars: Report Advanced driver assistance systems, which include lane-keeping, adaptive cruise control and automatic braking, are designed to make cars and driving safer than ever. But sometimes, functions like automatic braking malfunction and have the opposite effect, wrecking a driver’s confidence in driving at...
01:17, 2019-08-30

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Government Asks Uber India To Take Action Against Erring Drivers The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has asked Uber India to take action against erring drivers after a disability rights activist alleged he was "treated horribly" by two drivers of the......
21:34, 2019-07-03

Brazil court rules Uber drivers are freelancers, not employees A Brazilian high court has ruled that Uber drivers are not employees of the mobile ride-hailing company, a decision that bolsters its business model in its second-largest market....
02:17, 2019-09-05

Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash The Massachusetts RMV has now suspended more than 2,400 drivers for out-of-state violations that weren't processed. More are likely.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Ruling declares that ridehailing company drivers decide whether, when and for how long they work, not when their employer saysThe ridehailing company Uber does not have a traditional employment relationship with its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has ruled, because drivers have control over “wheth...
05:51, 2019-06-07

NYC Changes Major Avenue To One-Way With Little Warning, Immediately Starts Ticketing Drivers On Tuesday morning, the New York City Department of Transportation suddenly changed the direction of traffic on 11th Avenue for an eight-block stretch, removing all northbound lanes. The trouble is the DOT didn’t warn anyone about the changes, and the NYPD started writing tickets almost immediately...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Practise Vajrasana: UP Minister Advises Drivers After Expressway Mishap An Uttar Pradesh minister on Wednesday said bus drivers should take a nap or practise Vajrasana following a heavy meal so that they don't doze off at the wheel, advice which comes after a road......
03:17, 2019-07-11

Opinion: NASCAR Cup drivers take notice after Trucks disqualification, suspension When NASCAR stripped Ross Chastain of his win in the Iowa Trucks race, the decision reverberated among drivers and teams in the Cup Series.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

NASCAR drivers to watch at Charlotte's Coca-Cola 600 For The Win's Michelle Martinelli thinks these drivers have the best chance of winning NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
08:00, 2019-06-21

Drivers, charging stations face obstacles amid rising EV use in U.S. One of the oldest arguments against widespread use of fully electric vehicles in the United States is the inconvenience of charging them, as there has never been large-scale access to stations....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin drunken driving case, declining to place new evidence-gathering restrictions on law enforcement authorities....
05:34, 2019-06-28

Mercedes launches FE team and reveals Vandoorne/de Vries as drivers Mercedes has launched its ABB FIA Formula E squad, while also unveiling Stoffel Vandoorne and Nyck de Vries as its drivers and the livery of its Silver Arrow 01 car...
17:51, 2019-09-11

Yellow lens glasses don't improve drivers' night vision (Reuters Health) - - Touted to improve nighttime eyesight, yellow lens glasses don't help drivers see better and may, in fact, worsen vision, a new study suggests....
06:00, 2019-08-03

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
23:34, 2019-05-26

GRFD warns drivers to be more aware when approaching fire scenes TUCSON – Golder Ranch Fire District is reminding motorists to be aware of their surroundings after a driver drove over their supply hose while they were battling a house blaze on the northwest side Sunday evening. According to officials, GRFD responded to a fire at a home near Thornydale and H...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Approximately 100 Colorado Drivers Drove Into Mud Because Google Maps Told Them To There is an over-reliance on technology, especially when it comes to navigating. I’m just as guilty as most of you when it comes to simply plugging my destination into my phone and blindly following the directions. Most of the time, it’s fine. Until it isn’t, and you navigation system directs you an...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Cabbies face off with ride share drivers over cap on for-hire cars Cabbies faced off against each other in front of the Taxi and Limousine Commission on Tuesday, debating plans to extend the cap on for-hire vehicles — and to reduce the amount of time app-based drivers can cruise around without passengers in Manhattan. Supporters, which included many yellow ta...
05:34, 2019-07-24

NSW govt explains digital drivers' licence delay, says they're coming "very soon" The much-talked-about New South Wales digital drivers' licence has been in the trial stages since 2017 and, it seems, that trial is being extended, with no definite end date in sight. However, according to the Minister for Customer Service, Victor Dominello, the official statewide rollout will ...
13:17, 2019-09-13

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) would l......
14:34, 2019-09-12

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Uber claims new California law still won't force it to classify drivers as employees A top Uber executive attempted to defuse concerns about a potential existential threat to its business shortly after lawmakers in California approved a new bill that will make it more difficult for employers in the state to classify workers as independent contractors....
07:34, 2019-09-12

Google Maps Detour Gets Nearly 100 Drivers Stuck In Empty Field Good things come to those who wait. Nearly a 100 drivers who got stuck in an empty field while taking a Google Maps-suggested detour to save time would probably agree with that now....
08:51, 2019-06-28

Hamilton and Kubica score after Alfa Romeo drivers penalised "Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton stretched his overall lead to 41 points at the German Grand Prix on Sunday after stewards imposed post-race time penalties on Alfa Romeo drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi."...
07:51, 2019-08-01

Saskatchewan drivers beware: wildlife on the move during harvest season As farmers reap their harvest, a wildlife expert says animals are pushed out of their feeding and bedding grounds, which can create hazards for motorists....
07:34, 2019-09-08

F1 drivers share their fond memories of F1 great Niki Lauda Sharing their memories of Niki Lauda Formula One drivers spoke fondly of his straight-talking manner and the legacy he left because of his astonishing bravery against extreme adversity        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Lewis Hamilton insists rule makers should ask drivers to help improve F1 • Hamilton: ‘When you say it’s boring – I totally understand’• ‘It’s important to realise it is not the fault of the drivers’Leading the Formula One world championship with another easy win from the front at the French Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton criticised Formula One, the FIA and the sport’s teams ...
01:51, 2019-06-24

Google Maps guides dozens of drivers into ‘muddy mess’ Dozens of motorists who followed directions from Google Maps for a shortcut to Denver International Airport got mired in a “muddy mess” instead, according to a report. One of the disoriented drivers was Connie Monsees, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, who said she was stuck in traffic on the way to pic...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make sure drivers keep adhering to it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports three Marietta police officers posed as utility workers We...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Haas seeking a "solution" to stop Formula 1 drivers clashing Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner says he must come up with a "solution" to his clashing drivers because team instructions are not getting through to them...
00:17, 2019-07-20

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
17:51, 2019-05-23

'Ford v Ferrari' actors say race car drivers a special breed Actors Christian Bale and Matt Damon say they have a newfound respect for racecar drivers after making "Ford v Ferrari", based on the true story of the battle between the car makers at the 1966 Le Mans....
06:34, 2019-09-10

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
13:00, 2019-09-10

UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having the right change...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-29

Teen drivers with ADHD have higher crash rates even with graduated licenses (Reuters Health) - New teen drivers with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely to crash their cars than adolescents who don't have ADHD - especially right after they get their license, a new study suggests....
05:51, 2019-05-22

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders still paying the same inflated costs, with Uber pocketing the difference....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Renault Formula 1 drivers: Recent upgrade lacked expected impact The major upgrade package Renault recently brought to its Formula 1 car has not had the impact that was was expected, according to the team's drivers...
18:00, 2019-07-05

Uber adds 'Comfort' tier for extra legroom and silent drivers Uber is adding a new ride option that aims to make your journey a more personal and relaxed affair. Uber Comfort is an upgrade on the everyday ride, and ensures you have extra legroom in a newer, mid-size car, where you can make advance requests rela......
17:17, 2019-07-09

Buckle to Drive: Chevrolet has a new way to get teen drivers to wear a seat belt Chevrolet has a new Buckle to Drive feature in the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse, Malibu and Colorado to get teen drivers to buckle their seat belts.        ...
05:51, 2019-05-22

Meet the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff drivers Sixteen drivers have earned the right to compete for the championship that will be decided on Nov. 17 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.       ...
12:17, 2019-09-15

Vettel: Modern F1 racing rules make drivers sound like lawyers Sebastian Vettel feels Formula 1 is no longer the sport he grew up enjoying and drivers now sound "like lawyers", following the penalty that cost him Canadian Grand Prix victory...
00:00, 2019-06-10

Longer course, more turns will test drivers' skills at Sonoma Raceway NASCAR Cup drivers are preparing for new twists and turns in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sunday at Sonoma Raceway with the return of the carousel.       ...
16:34, 2019-06-21

Uber and Lyft Drivers Say They Want to Change Ridesharing's 'Predatory Business Model' California appears to be on the verge of passing AB5, a bill that would make it much harder for companies to classify employees as “independent contractors”—and a bill that scares Uber and Lyft to death. Drivers from those companies wrote in to tell us how being a real live employee would change the...
07:00, 2019-09-06

Cyclists and pedestrians, beware: Deaths shot up even as car safety improves for drivers Cyclist Milt Olin probably never saw the car that killed him. That nightmare haunts anyone who bikes or runs on roads. And the carnage is getting worse.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-02

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17:34, 2019-06-28

WTCR Cyan drivers' confusing double swap at Zandvoort explained Cyan Racing's decision to swap Thed Bjork and Yann Ehrlacher twice in Sunday's third Zandvoort World Touring Car Cup race resulted from the team believing Ehrlacher had received a penalty...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Study finds loads of drivers ignore their check engine lights One in seven motorists is driving around with a potentially serious issue in their vehicle, according to new research. From mysterious rattles to burnt-out headlights and fluid leaks – it’s perhaps no surprise that two in five drivers feel it’s ‘just a matter of time’ before their vehicl...
19:34, 2019-06-18

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major concert or sporting event just let out, or it’s just an especially busy night, you might end up ...
02:00, 2019-06-15

Tesla drivers can play 'Beach Buggy Racing 2' starting today A new wave of behind the wheel gameplay is coming to Tesla. The company announced that it has started rolling out Beach Buggy Racing 2 to vehicles today. A new, Tesla-compatible version of the mobile game by Vector Unit will be available on every veh......
01:51, 2019-06-19

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the city’s troubled taxi industry....
10:51, 2019-06-13

Fine drivers to keep roads flowing in no-deal chaos, says council boss Police and highways officers should issue fines to drivers to keep Britain's roads open in a no-deal scenario, the leader of Kent County Council said today....
14:00, 2019-09-12

Supreme Court rules cops can draw blood from unconscious drivers Police do not need a search warrant to test the blood alcohol level of an unconscious driver, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling was a victory for Wisconsin, upholding its law that says any person who drives on public roads automatically consents to a blood alcohol test, including someone ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Joined by Pete Buttigieg, Drivers Blockade Roadway Outside Uber Headquarters To a steady beat of whistles, car horns, and “AB5 and a union!” hundreds of rideshare drivers amassed outside Uber’s corporate headquarters in San Fransisco this afternoon. For over an hour, Market Street has slowed to a crawl, choked by the cars of for-hire vehicle drivers. Read more......
01:00, 2019-08-28

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
15:34, 2019-05-21

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
19:01, 2019-07-05

F1 drivers warned laps deleted for Belgian GP track limits abuse Formula 1 drivers have been told that practice and qualifying times will be deleted if they are found to have abused track limits at the Belgian Grand Prix's Raidillon corner...
04:34, 2019-08-30

Cyclists and pedestrians, beware: Why deaths shot up, even as car safety improves for drivers Cyclist Milt Olin likely never saw the car that killed him. That nightmare haunts anyone who bikes or runs on roads. And the carnage is getting worse.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-02

Phil Mickelson explains in silly video why he's using two drivers at Memorial Mickelson wants to hit "cute" little cuts with the shorter driver, but still wants to hit "bombs" to measure up to the lengthy Muirfield Village.        ...
06:01, 2019-05-31

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations published by the agency’s Inspector General on Wednesday. The IG’s office says it used Taxi and ...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Prepare to be shocked at how many food delivery drivers confess to snacking on orders In a development that may or may not shock you, it seems that a not-insignificant number of food delivery drivers have been known to steal a bite of your order every now and then. That’s the takeaway from a new survey conducted by US Foods which found that almost 30 percent of drivers surveyed...
05:00, 2019-08-01

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
20:34, 2019-05-23

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Sweden installs automatic 'alco-barriers' for drivers at ferry port Selected drivers arriving from Denmark and Germany will be required to undergo breathalyser tests Gothenburg port in Sweden has installed the country’s first automated sobriety check to prevent drivers over the alcohol limit from venturing on to its road network.Resembling petrol pumps, the “alco-ba...
04:17, 2019-08-14

BTCC 2019: Honda Civic Type R drivers take Thruxton wins BTCC Thruxton Tordoff Tordoff converts pole position into win, while victories for Cammish and Cook boost title hopes Honda Civic Type R drivers Dan Cammish and Josh Cook bolstered their Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) title chances with race wins at Thruxton. Sam Tordoff also ha...
14:00, 2019-08-19

Electric vehicle drivers at risk by charging from home mains supply Charity urges UK government to expand national network of public charging pointsAn inadequate public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the UK is forcing drivers to take risks by opting for highly dangerous alternatives at home, an electrical safety charity has warned.Three-quarters of...
08:51, 2019-05-30

NVIDIA's latest GPU drivers pack a speed boost for 'Apex Legends' It's common for graphics card drivers to provide optimizations for games, but the improvements aren't often this conspicuous. NVIDIA has released a Gamescom Game Ready Driver that offers significant speedups for multiple games, most notably Apex Leg......
17:51, 2019-08-20

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Amazon drivers part of multimillion dollar theft ring: Report Two Amazon drivers in Washington state were part of a theft ring that sold stolen goods. Veuer's Taisha Henry has the story.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-02

Uber and Lyft pledge $60 million to ballot measure in fight to keep drivers as contractors Uber and Lyft on Thursday pledged $60 million to a California ballot initiative for the 2020 election that would maintain the status of their drivers as contract workers....
04:00, 2019-08-30

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a living....
15:00, 2019-06-08

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assaulted by a passenger on 21 April after she drove him to a gas station and back to his apartment.“He f...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Uber loses $1 billion in Q1 2019 as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spent heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses.Read More...
14:00, 2019-05-31

'Ford v Ferrari' actors Damon, Bale say race car drivers a special breed The movie, shown at the Toronto Film Festival on Monday, chronicles Ford Motor Co.'s bid to build a race car to beat Ferrari at Le Mans, a race it dominated for years....
20:34, 2019-09-10

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

Truck drivers, mourners clash at bike victim Devra Freelander’s vigil Two truck drivers from the company involved in the death of a 28-year-old Brooklyn cyclist got into a shouting match with mourners at the site of the crash Wednesday. Bike advocates and elected officials had just wrapped up an East Williamsburg vigil for artist Devra Freelander, who was struck and k...
20:34, 2019-07-03

Uber co-founder buys record-breaking LA mansion for $72.5m as drivers fight for wages Los Angeles sees a spike in the homelessness population while homes the size of football fields are selling for more than $100m Two massive luxury real estate deals in Los Angeles have shone a harsh light on the wealth gap in a region where tens of thousands of people live on the streets while mansi...
01:17, 2019-07-03

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public company....
02:17, 2019-05-31

Opinion: NASCAR races may be too long, but most drivers say don't touch Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR drivers will argue that many 500-mile and 400-mile races should be shortened but say the 600-mile marathon on Memorial Day weekend is sacred.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-23

Drivers, you're merging all wrong: Being polite is causing traffic jams, experts say Stop merging early. The 'zipper merge' is the most efficient method that drivers can use, AAA says. Here's how it works.       ...
04:17, 2019-07-24

FedEx, UPS Find Formula for Delivering Seven Days a Week: Discount Sunday Drivers Drivers who will be working Sundays for FedEx and UPS under a new seven-days-a-week regime will be paid at a much lower rate than those that the companies use during the week....
11:00, 2019-08-05

Video shows drivers in Georgia stopping to grab $175,000 in 'flying' cash on highway Video captured more than a dozen people getting out of their vehicles on Tuesday to grab money that was flying all over a Georgia interstate, police said....
11:17, 2019-07-11

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next China tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released....
20:34, 2019-08-11

SmileDirectClub: 'Consumer sentiment is on our side' despite rough IPO debut SmileDirectClub's initial public offering got a tepid response, but co-founder Alex Fenkell and CFO Kyle Wailes say prospects are strong.       ...
13:51, 2019-09-15

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released....
06:17, 2019-08-10

Nevada Highway Patrol Would Like to Remind Drivers That Dead Bodies Do Not Count in the Carpool Lane Hey southwest Americans! I’m sure some of you are going to be hitting the road for some much needed R&R. But I have some bad news for you: If you planned on giving your late grandma one last road trip before a final goodbye, we regret to inform you that corpses don’t count towards the HOV lane....
01:51, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 3-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public company....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read more......
00:34, 2019-07-11

Upstate New York clerk ‘will not be granting drivers’ licenses to illegal immigrants,’ contrary to new law: report An upstate New York clerk is criticizing a bill which allows undocumented immigrants to apply for drivers’ licenses, saying he “will not be granting drivers’ licenses to illegal immigrants.”...
06:34, 2019-06-19

Watch Tesla drivers apparently asleep at the wheel, renewing Autopilot safety questions In videos shared online and with CNBC, Tesla drivers were caught apparently asleep at the wheel, a violation of the company's terms of use for Autopilot....
04:00, 2019-09-10

Tipping guide: What to offer tour guides, drivers, servers and hotel staff in 25 countries Find out the customary amount to tip hotel staff, restaurant servers, tour guides, and taxi drivers in 25 countries – and where it's not expected.       ...
07:51, 2019-08-10

Feds make electronic logs mandatory for truck drivers on recommendation of Humboldt report The federal department says it will make the tamper-resistant devices mandatory on June 12, 2021, to ensure truck and bus drivers are not on the road for longer than their daily limit....
23:51, 2019-06-13

Armored truck door flies open on Atlanta highway, drivers grab cash An armored truck’s side door flew open while it was going down an Atlanta interstate on Tuesday night, spilling hundreds of thousands of dollars out onto the roadway — and making it the best day ever for passing drivers. “Vehicles immediately started stopping collecting the money,&...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basement ended up getting soaked....
06:00, 2019-07-09

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News Wednesday....
06:34, 2019-06-20