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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....
01:13 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....
20:26 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."...
22:52 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....
21:13 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...
07:00 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......
18:39 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....
17:13 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....
04:39 2019-06-01

Any Misadventure By Pak Will Be Met With "Punitive Response": Army Chief Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response and no act of terror will go unpunished, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said Saturday....
18:26 2019-07-13

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....
20:52 2019-09-13

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...
22:00 2019-08-29

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."...
23:13 2019-07-14

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...
01:52 2019-05-24

U.S. Supreme Court to mull punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people....
18:52 2019-06-28

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....
20:13 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....
13:13 2019-09-11

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...
00:26 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....
18:13 2019-07-31

What to look for in hidden fees on travel sites What to look for when shopping for a travel deal and how to avoid the hidden room fees on websites. Also check airport location when booking tickets.       ...
17:26 2019-09-16

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...
00:13 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...
05:00 2019-06-28

Los Angeles County to increase fees for beachgoers Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to approve a series of fee increases Tuesday across several popular beaches in order to attempt to reduce what officials describe as a large deficit in beach services. ...
14:13 2019-07-23

Frontier eliminates change fees for some fliers, ups it for others; what you need to know Frontier passengers will no longer pay a fee for flight changes made at least 60 days ahead. But fees for changes outside that window are going up.       ...
01:52 2019-09-17

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...
23:13 2019-07-14

Avoid ATM Fees By Getting Cash Back at the Store Avoiding banking fees is one of the pillars of financial fitness, but can be tricky to achieve when it comes to unplanned moments when you need cash. Why should you pay to access your own money at an ATM just because the machine is run by a different bank? If you’ve ever felt cornered by an out-of-n...
23:39 2019-09-19

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....
09:26 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....
19:52 2019-07-07

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....
20:13 2019-08-01

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.       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

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....
00:39 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....
15:13 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....
22:13 2019-09-10

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...
20:26 2019-08-04

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....
03:39 2019-05-22

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....
20:26 2019-08-31

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....
20:26 2019-06-27

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....
04:00 2019-09-10

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...
05:00 2019-08-15

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.       ...
14:00 2019-06-18

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...
17:26 2019-09-12

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....
23:26 2019-07-09

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......
19:52 2019-07-31

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....
22:52 2019-09-07

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....
14:13 2019-07-19

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....
06:00 2019-06-10

Fox Corp beats profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
22:39 2019-08-07

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.       ...
22:52 2019-07-22

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....
14:39 2019-05-23

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...
20:26 2019-07-08

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....
15:39 2019-09-11

Georgia agency raising Jekyll Island parking fees by $2 JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The agency that manages Jekyll Island on the Georgia coast is raising parking fees at the state park by $2. That means beginning July 1 it will cost $8 to drive a vehicle onto the island state park. The Jekyll Island Authority’s governing board approved the fee increa...
20:39 2019-06-23

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.       ...
18:13 2019-06-18

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....
22:26 2019-07-09

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...
06:13 2019-07-11

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....
01:52 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...
22:52 2019-06-11

'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....
21:39 2019-07-23

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......
19:13 2019-06-13

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....
18:52 2019-09-10

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....
18:52 2019-09-10

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....
23:13 2019-09-09

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...
23:26 2019-07-15

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......
01:39 2019-07-22

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.       ...
23:39 2019-09-11

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....
17:52 2019-07-19

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....
13:26 2019-08-23

Ex-cons slapped with $20M in mandatory court fees in 2017: Scott Stringer Ex-convicts were saddled with $20 million in court fees straight out the slammer in 2017 — with some getting jailed again for failing to pay the fines, according to a report released Tuesday. The analysis by city Comptroller Scott Stringer found that not only did 45 percent of the newly releas...
23:52 2019-09-10

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 ...
18:52 2019-05-31

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...
18:39 2019-08-20

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.       ...
02:00 2019-07-10

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food ordering giant Grubhub’s olive branch to restaurants is getting chewed up and spit out. The Chicago-based company — which also owns delivery company Seamless — agreed Thursday to extend the refund window for restaurants that have paid thousands of dollars in fees tied to bogus telephone orders....
23:26 2019-08-01

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....
04:00 2019-08-20

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...
03:39 2019-06-29

Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
20:13 2019-06-28

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....
17:13 2019-07-04

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....
01:00 2019-08-14

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....
06:26 2019-05-30

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....
16:13 2019-08-21

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....
14:52 2019-05-21

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....
06:13 2019-08-08

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....
21:13 2019-07-31

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...
20:26 2019-07-31

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...
17:52 2019-08-16

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....
01:52 2019-06-07

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....
00:26 2019-08-29

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....
17:52 2019-07-19

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Daily total Ethereum transaction fees surpass Bitcoin’s’ 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 Bentham used to say: Yolo! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, September 18 2019, at a...
13:26 2019-09-19

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust considers fees if negative rates deepen - Sankei Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd will consider charging account-holders a fee if the Bank of Japan (BOJ) decides to deepen negative interest rates, the head of the bank told the Sankei newspaper....
03:13 2019-09-18

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 ...
18:39 2019-06-19

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....
11:13 2019-09-02

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....
15:52 2019-07-19

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....
21:13 2019-08-19

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....
00:26 2019-06-05

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....
16:39 2019-06-09

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....
18:26 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....
00:26 2019-05-29

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Dropped 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....
19:13 2019-05-31

TripAdvisor CEO on the Fed and Consumer Health CNBC's Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at the Skift Global Forum in New York City. He discussed the Fed, the health of the consumer and where he's seeing weakness in the global economy....
01:39 2019-09-19

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...
00:39 2019-08-25

HSBC to cut fees, offer rebates to boost struggling small Hong Kong firms HSBC said on Wednesday it will offer rebates and fee reductions for small and medium-sized companies in Hong Kong, as the city's economy struggles....
12:26 2019-08-28

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....
09:52 2019-08-14

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....
20:26 2019-06-27

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....
01:00 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....
14:26 2019-06-17

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.       ...
20:01 2019-06-27

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....
02:13 2019-08-31

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....
16:00 2019-06-12

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand for auto and student loans....
00:00 2019-06-08

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....
14:13 2019-06-14

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......
10:39 2019-05-24

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....
21:13 2019-08-27

Does Apple need to choose between consumer and B2B in health? Helping individuals develop healthier habits may be easier than making the healthcare industry user friendly. Apple may have to choose between the two....
18:13 2019-09-10

Strangers Chip In When Oklahoma Mom Who Got 12 Years for Selling $30 Worth of Weed Is Tossed in Jail Again When She Can’t Pay Court Fees Years after an Oklahoma mom was released from prison after being handed a 12-year sentence for making $30 in weed sales, she landed in jail again for not paying court costs related to the case....
05:00 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to weigh account fees if negative rates deepen-Sankei Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd will consider charging account holders a fee if the Bank of Japan (BOJ) decides to deepen negative interest rates, the head of the bank told the Sankei newspaper....
09:13 2019-09-18

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.        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

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....
11:00 2019-06-04

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.       ...
08:39 2019-06-13

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...
14:39 2019-06-22

France to ban destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PMFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands and online retailers such as Amazon.Edouard Philippe said a ban on d...
01:00 2019-06-05

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....
18:13 2019-07-31

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....
23:13 2019-05-27

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....
20:39 2019-07-16

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....
20:26 2019-05-26

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......
15:26 2019-06-10

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

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...
00:13 2019-06-07

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....
01:00 2019-08-31

Strong consumer spending seen underpinning U.S. economy U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market fears of a recession, but the strong pace of consumption is unlikely to be sustained amid tepid income gains....
16:39 2019-08-30

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....
16:39 2019-08-21

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....
19:13 2019-05-31

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....
04:13 2019-08-10

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....
18:00 2019-07-19

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...
18:13 2019-05-31

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!...
14:33 2019-05-21

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......
19:26 2019-06-12

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....
17:39 2019-06-12

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera Ricoh has a well-earned good reputation when it comes to building smart, technically excellent photographic equipment – including the almost legendary Ricoh GR series of pocketable APS-C cameras, which are a favorite among street photographers everywhere. Earlier this year, the company released the ...
00:00 2019-09-20

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....
15:52 2019-06-28

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...
14:26 2019-09-13

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....
19:39 2019-09-12

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. “Consumer debt is an ongoing personal financial crisis for m...
15:13 2019-07-14

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...
15:52 2019-09-12

Booking Holdings CEO on US-China trade war and the state of the consumer Glenn Fogel, Booking Holdings CEO, sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss the headwinds the travel industry is facing. They discuss consumer sentiment, China investments, U.S.-China trade war and the impact on tourism....
01:39 2019-09-19

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.       ...
03:00 2019-06-19

How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
16:26 2019-09-17

An Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
12:26 2019-09-17

JPMorgan Chase's Profit Boosted by Consumer Unit JPMorgan Chase’s second-quarter profit rose 16%, with the strong performance of its consumer businesses offsetting a slowdown across its other operations....
15:52 2019-07-16

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...
23:39 2019-05-31

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......
10:52 2019-07-09

PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston: 'We don't see any sign of a consumer slowdown' in the US PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston said Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" that the company doesn't see any sign of a consumer slowdown in the U.S....
17:39 2019-07-09

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....
22:13 2019-05-22

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....
13:00 2019-08-23

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.”...
02:52 2019-09-14

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....
06:13 2019-08-22

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"?...
23:26 2019-05-21

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...
20:52 2019-06-03

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....
19:52 2019-08-25

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....
17:39 2019-08-29

Consumer Bureau’s Complaints Database Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Director Says Consumer advocates and industry groups had a rare moment of alignment over the future of the publicly available record of complaints brought to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
10:52 2019-09-19

US consumer confidence hits highest level since November WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers felt more confident this month, shrugging off a rocky stock market and heightened trade tensions between the United States and China. The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index rose to 134.1 in May from 129.2 in April. The...
16:39 2019-05-28

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....
22:52 2019-05-28

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...
00:39 2019-08-07

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....
03:13 2019-08-10

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....
00:52 2019-08-01

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....
08:00 2019-09-04

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....
14:33 2019-05-21

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut 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....
20:26 2019-06-28

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....
18:26 2019-06-12

Despite Reprieve, New Tariffs Will Hit Wide Range of Consumer Goods President Trump may have scaled back tariffs on Chinese goods to spare holiday shoppers, but consumers are likely to feel the pinch anyway, economists and analysts say....
17:00 2019-08-16

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...
00:39 2019-06-09

Vote now in the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 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, and we need your help to narrow down our extensive longlists of the leading contenders to stellar sh...
13:26 2019-07-05

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......
19:39 2019-09-12

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st 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....
18:13 2019-07-08

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...
23:00 2019-05-28

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....
14:33 2019-05-21

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as tech, consumer shares gain NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Tuesday, led by technology and consumer-focused companies. Total System Services rose 4.6% after agreeing to be acquired by rival payment processing company Globa...
16:39 2019-05-28

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....
14:52 2019-09-12

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut 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....
20:00 2019-06-28

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....
01:52 2019-06-24

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.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 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....
18:39 2019-07-08

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...
22:39 2019-05-31

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer goods cloud platforms As part of its ongoing efforts to take on SAP and Oracle, Salesforce has launched clouds for manufacturing and consumer product goods (CPG) companies.The SaaS giant has been working to tailor its CRM system for more industries and it recently launched a version of its cloud and data platforms aimed ...
01:13 2019-09-17

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....
04:26 2019-08-20

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....
05:13 2019-07-09

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....
14:13 2019-08-16

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....
00:39 2019-08-17

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....
09:00 2019-08-07

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,......
15:00 2019-05-21

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....
21:26 2019-08-01

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/...
16:00 2019-06-17

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

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....
10:39 2019-06-07

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...
09:26 2019-07-19

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......
19:26 2019-07-15

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....
14:00 2019-07-21

Musk tells Tesla shareholders consumer demand not a problem Tesla has said it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 cars in the second quarter, but questions of demand have lingered after a disappointing first quarter with deliveries of just 63,000 vehicles....
15:13 2019-06-12

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...
12:00 2019-06-11

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...
14:26 2019-06-08

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......
22:39 2019-07-12

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....
05:39 2019-09-12

Consumer group warns of dangers of classic summer toys BOSTON (AP) — A consumer advocacy group is reminding parents of the dangers of classic summertime toys like baby pools, high-powered water guns and inflatable pool rings. Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm issued its annual list of 10 “summer safety traps” Tuesday. Other toys o...
16:39 2019-06-18

Wall St. rises on trade hopes, strong consumer spending data U.S. stocks rose on Friday as an easing of trade tensions between the United States and China, and data showing solid domestic consumer spending abated concerns that major economies were on the brink of a recession....
16:39 2019-08-30

Vote for the winners of the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019 It's time to crown the finest performers in the mobile world with the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019, and we need your help to pick the winners from our stellar shortlists - but you'll need to act fast!Voting is now closed. Thank you to everyone who had their say. To say than...
20:00 2019-08-28

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....
20:26 2019-07-16

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....
15:52 2019-05-21

Digital assistants are repairing consumer trust in financial services (VB Live) Join this discussion to learn how digital assistants can drive engagement, improve customer experience, and build revenue for financial institutions.Read More...
02:39 2019-09-17

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....
20:39 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan profit beats estimates on strength in consumer banking JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and a modest increase in loans more than made up for lower activity at the bank's trading desks....
13:52 2019-07-16

Backbone raises $10 million for cloud-hosted consumer goods workflows Backbone, the software developer behind the eponymous Backbone workflow suite for consumer goods companies, has raised $10 million in venture capital.Read More...
19:00 2019-08-05

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...
10:13 2019-08-30

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....
06:13 2019-08-15

Fashion Designer Thakoon is Back With a Direct-to-Consumer Line---And Everything Costs Less Than $300 After shuttering his eponymous fashion label for two years, Thakoon is back with a new concept under the same name, betting that customers want affordable, quality wardrobe essentials with a designer edge...
14:13 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 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....
18:39 2019-07-08

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....
10:52 2019-06-03

Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Retail Sales, Consumer-Price Data The week ahead is light on economic data, but investors will still gain some insight into the health of U.S. consumers in August with readings on inflation and retail sales....
16:26 2019-09-09

'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....
17:13 2019-07-23

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....
04:52 2019-08-09

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?       ...
02:52 2019-09-13

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....
18:13 2019-07-31

Japanese car sales slump in S.Korea in August amid consumer boycott Japanese car sales tumbled 57% in South Korea in August from a year earlier to 1,398 vehicles, industry data showed on Wednesday, amid a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles in the wake of a diplomatic row between the countries....
04:13 2019-09-04

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and real estate....
19:13 2019-06-06

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....
18:13 2019-07-31

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...
20:13 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....
03:13 2019-06-08

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"...
22:13 2019-08-26

33 new drivers a day have their licences revoked News 19 Sep, 2019 Nearly 12,000 motorists with under two years of experience had their licences revoked under the New Drivers Act in 2018...
19:39 2019-09-19

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...
14:52 2019-09-09

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....
09:26 2019-05-22

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....
08:13 2019-06-01

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....
08:26 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...
19:26 2019-09-01

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....
04:52 2019-05-22

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....
08:39 2019-08-31

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...
16:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Japanese automakers' sales fall in S.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....
04:13 2019-09-04

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....
15:13 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-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....
23:39 2019-08-12

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......
08:26 2019-09-04

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 ...
02:13 2019-09-02

'Sales frenzy': Australian retailers crank up discounts as consumer confidence falls Shoppers reluctant to part with their hard-earned money in the face of flatlining wages and record debt, surveys showAustralian retailers have cranked up discount offers into “overdrive” ahead of the end of financial year sales as falling consumer confidence continues to dog the sector.Two closely f...
14:13 2019-06-12

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.       ...
13:13 2019-09-07

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....
22:52 2019-05-22

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....
17:00 2019-08-02

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....
01:00 2019-08-22

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...
02:00 2019-09-04

REFILE-UPDATE 5-Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc topped expectations 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....
01:00 2019-07-16

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....
00:13 2019-07-09

Japanese auto 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....
09:26 2019-09-04

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....
16:13 2019-05-21

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....
23:00 2019-06-27

Australian regulator threatens action on banks over past consumer insurance sales Australia's corporate regulator threatened on Thursday to prosecute some of the country's largest banks over their sales earlier this decade of consumer insurance products that it said had harmed customers....
05:52 2019-07-11

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....
05:26 2019-05-22

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

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.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

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....
19:26 2019-08-26

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...
20:00 2019-09-11

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....
03:26 2019-06-21

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...
15:00 2019-08-08

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...
05:39 2019-06-21

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.        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

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 ...
23:26 2019-08-06

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.        ...
05:26 2019-05-23

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....
13:52 2019-09-04

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....
04:13 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
10:39 2019-07-03

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....
14:52 2019-05-29

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....
04:13 2019-06-21

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....
20:00 2019-06-27

Wells Fargo tops earnings estimates on strong consumer checking and lending business Wells Fargo's second-quarter earnings report wasa mixed bag, with stronger checking and consumer lending but slightly lower net interest income....
16:39 2019-07-16

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....
03:39 2019-05-24

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....
16:00 2019-05-21

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....
05:00 2019-08-21

Home Depot misses on sales and cuts outlook on worries tariffs could hit consumer spending Home Depot's CEO said the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
12:39 2019-08-20

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....
22:13 2019-08-21

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer product goods clouds as it expands industry efforts Salesforce has a blueprint for tailoring its platform to industry specific use cases and is using it with the launch of clouds targeting manufacturing and CPG companies....
17:52 2019-09-16

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 ...
08:52 2019-06-05

Update Your Nvidia Drivers Right Now to Fix Critical Vulnerabilities Windows: Most gamers love updating their graphics card’s drivers to score the best performance for their favorite titles. But even if you’re a “filthy casual,” you’re going to want to make sure your system’s Nvidia drivers are up to date. Nvidia recently found a few critical vulnerabilities in its d...
22:13 2019-08-05

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       ...
03:26 2019-06-09

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...
16:26 2019-07-12

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...
06:52 2019-05-30

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...
06:00 2019-05-30

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, ...
12:52 2019-07-18

Drivers with the most NASCAR Cup Series wins all time Who has claimed the most victories in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series? A look at the drivers in order of most wins.       ...
02:39 2019-06-19

Fed up ridesharing drivers nevertheless have questions about California legislative fix California’s passage of a bill to force “gig economy” companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify all workers as employees rather than contractors is drawing a wary and divided reaction from the drivers for those companies. Even those generally supportive of the legislation don't necessarily see it ...
17:26 2019-09-12

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...
18:52 2019-07-31

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."...
22:13 2019-06-23

School bus drivers are wasting $9 million with GPS negligence They’re lost. The city Department of Education paid nearly $9 million for 6,000 school-bus GPS units — but up to 80 percent were never even turned on, according to a blistering new audit of the bungled system. An 18-month probe by the Special Commissioner of Investigation found such egre...
07:39 2019-09-17

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...
17:00 2019-07-09

U.S. to allow drivers to choose 'quiet car' alert sounds The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday proposed allowing automakers to offer a variety of sound choices for electric vehicles and other "quiet cars" to choose from to alert pedestrians....
20:13 2019-09-16

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...
01:26 2019-05-24

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...
19:52 2019-06-19

UPS, FedEx's Sunday Delivery Solution: Pay Drivers Less 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....
17:39 2019-08-05

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......
18:00 2019-05-29

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.       ...
19:00 2019-07-17

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...
08:26 2019-05-25

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......
02:00 2019-06-17

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....
16:00 2019-09-05

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...
00:39 2019-06-11

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...
17:00 2019-08-12

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"...
21:39 2019-09-03

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....
15:26 2019-05-24

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...
04:52 2019-09-07

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 ...
13:52 2019-09-04

Privacy advocates worry that consumer license plate readers are creating a nosier neighborhood watch License plate scanners were once a law enforcement tool. Now, private citizens have access to this powerful surveillance technology through new starts ups like Flock Safety. But privacy advocates say the implications around the consumer use of license plate scanners are troublesome....
09:26 2019-09-20

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...
00:00 2019-08-03

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."...
00:13 2019-05-30

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed; China's consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 15 months Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
05:00 2019-06-12

NHTSA to allow drivers to choose 'quiet car' alert sounds The agency in February 2018 finalized long-delayed rules requiring EVs and hybrids to emit alert sounds to warn pedestrians of their approach, extending to 2020 the deadline for full compliance....
05:00 2019-09-17

How the DMV is making millions by selling drivers’ personal data Motor vehicle agencies 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 pages o...
00:26 2019-09-10

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...
18:52 2019-06-27

Uber to limit drivers' app access to comply with NYC regulation Uber on Tuesday will begin limiting drivers' access to its app in New York City to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers' pay and easing congestion in Manhattan, laws that Uber says will have unintended consequences....
23:52 2019-09-16

UK court rejects bid by minicab drivers for charge exemption A British court threw out a case brought by minicab drivers seeking exemption from London's congestion charge on Wednesday, leaving in place the extra cost for drivers working for companies such as Uber....
14:00 2019-07-24

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...
14:26 2019-07-09

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...
02:13 2019-06-22

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....
19:26 2019-07-24

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.       ...
08:52 2019-07-25

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...
00:26 2019-09-16

Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West       ...
10:26 2019-09-17

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......
16:13 2019-09-07

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...
15:00 2019-09-07

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...
20:52 2019-06-08

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...
14:00 2019-09-07

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...
06:39 2019-06-05

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......
08:52 2019-08-23

15 drivers hit with grid penalties after Monza F3 qualifying farce Fifteen 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...
11:39 2019-09-07

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...
16:00 2019-06-12

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"...
00:00 2019-07-13

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...
07:26 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...
18:39 2019-09-02

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...
17:39 2019-07-11

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...
11:00 2019-06-15

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.        ...
03:26 2019-07-13

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....
01:13 2019-06-09

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...
18:26 2019-09-11

Drivers left out of playoffs still fighting to achieve goals When Jimmie Johnson walked out of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's infield medical center, he made one thing perfectly clear       ...
22:52 2019-09-09

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...
15:52 2019-09-12

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...
03:00 2019-07-20

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....
21:26 2019-08-26

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...
23:01 2019-07-21

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...
19:52 2019-09-05

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.        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

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......
15:00 2019-06-21

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...
10:39 2019-07-18

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....
05:01 2019-08-02

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...
21:52 2019-08-12

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.       ...
15:26 2019-08-20

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.        ...
09:26 2019-05-25

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....
14:39 2019-07-06

Uber, Lyft Drivers Torn as California Law Could Reclassify Them Some gig-economy workers who drive for Uber and Lyft see downsides ahead with California’s new law that might label them as employees instead of independent contractors....
00:26 2019-09-22

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...
13:00 2019-07-03

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...
21:26 2019-07-03

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....
00:52 2019-08-06

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...
19:26 2019-05-24

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...
19:26 2019-07-03

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...
15:00 2019-05-21

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...
14:52 2019-08-06

A Video Reminder That NASCAR Drivers Are Good As Hell Giant ovals seem to have a way of robbing our eyes of any sensation of just how fast Cup cars are going, and it’s easy to forget just how good NASCAR drivers are at, well, driving. Here is a good bit of a throwback to fix your mind....
13:26 2019-08-16

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...
07:39 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...
17:26 2019-05-27

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...
19:52 2019-07-02

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....
19:39 2019-07-02

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,...
14:52 2019-05-26

These Uber and Lyft Drivers Can Tell You in Great Detail How They're Getting Screwed Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers drove in a slow protest caravan in New York City today asking for stronger legal protections, just a week after California passed a bill that could reclassify those “independent contractor” drivers as real employees. An opportune time to hear from the more than 100...
10:26 2019-09-18

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....
10:13 2019-05-31

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....
21:13 2019-08-01

Colombia can only suspend app drivers' licenses for 3 years, not 25-court Colombia can only suspend the licenses of drivers who provide services via ride-hailing apps for three years, not 25, the president of the Constitutional Court said on Tuesday....
03:39 2019-09-18

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...
14:13 2019-06-30

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......
03:52 2019-06-02

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...
14:01 2019-06-08

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....
09:26 2019-09-10

London drivers issued with 1.4 million traffic penalties in 2017-18 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...
20:00 2019-07-03

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...
02:39 2019-08-30

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......
07:26 2019-07-11

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...
15:00 2019-05-21

‘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....
23:13 2019-05-21

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......
15:52 2019-07-12

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...
15:52 2019-07-19

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...
21:26 2019-06-28

City school buses can now use cameras to catch reckless drivers ALBANY — City school districts will soon be allowed to attach camera technology to yellow buses aimed at capturing reckless drivers who whiz past stopped buses, according to a bill Gov. Cuomo signed Tuesday. Right now only a cop can ticket offenders for $250 a pop, but the legislation grants law enf...
18:39 2019-08-06

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....
03:13 2019-09-08

'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....
04:52 2019-09-10

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...
21:26 2019-09-06

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...
06:39 2019-07-03

Portugal's fuel drivers strike, government calls in police The Portuguese government imposed fuel rationing at petrol stations and called in police drivers to deliver fuel on Monday to prevent a strike by hauliers from paralyzing the country at the height of the tourist season....
20:39 2019-08-12

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...
16:00 2019-08-13

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....
09:39 2019-06-17

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...
17:13 2019-09-11

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....
08:26 2019-09-05

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....
23:00 2019-08-14

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....
00:39 2019-08-15

The physical challenge behind F1 drivers' 'love-hate' relationship with the Singapore GP The combination of heat, humidity and a race that regularly runs two hours makes the Singapore Grand Prix the toughest event of the season. But just how much stress do drivers put their bodies through?...
16:52 2019-09-21

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......
00:26 2019-09-12

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......
19:26 2019-07-12

Huge Alex Peroni Monza F3 crash a lesson for F1, say drivers Daniel Ricciardo admitted he could not believe what he was seeing in Alex Peroni's mammoth Monza Formula 3 crash, as fellow Formula 1 drivers agreed that lessons needed to be learned...
15:13 2019-09-08

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......
21:00 2019-07-03

California, Uber and Lyft can find a way to compromise on drivers' benefits Rideshare companies benefit America but shouldn't cheat drivers and passengers. Calling workers contractors costs taxpayers billions a year: Our view       ...
10:26 2019-09-17

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...
20:52 2019-08-23

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....
08:52 2019-09-12

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....
19:13 2019-05-23

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....
19:13 2019-06-06

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...
05:26 2019-07-24

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 your navigation system directs you a...
23:26 2019-06-27

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....
23:13 2019-08-02

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.        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

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        ...
02:52 2019-05-23

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.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Why Uber and Lyft drivers caused rush-hour chaos Hundreds of angry Uber and Lyft drivers created a rush-hour nightmare on two of the city’s busiest highways — the FDR and BQE — Tuesday to protest a new policy they say is taking money out of their pockets. The hacks are furious that their bosses have enacted a measure that will deactivate their app...
12:26 2019-09-18

For too long Lyft and Uber have abused drivers like me. Not any more | Edan Alva A new California law will finally give thousands of misclassified workers the rights and protections that everyone deservesHave you ever taken a ride using the Lyft app? There’s a chance I drove you.I’ve worked in the gig economy for over four years, mostly as a Lyft driver. I started driving to mak...
08:26 2019-09-22

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 ...
23:13 2019-06-23

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...
16:52 2019-05-21

Motor racing: Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton Lewis Hamilton said Formula One's rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday's French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season....
03:52 2019-06-24

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...
02:13 2019-08-22

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...
03:26 2019-06-07

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....
03:39 2019-06-28

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....
04:52 2019-08-19

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....
01:52 2019-05-27

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....
14:26 2019-09-11

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 ...
12:52 2019-09-13

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...
22:13 2019-06-20