As Uber continues to wreak havoc across the world with their rideshare app, the taxi industry isn’t going down without a fight. Most states and countries are at odds over the functionality of apps devastating the long standing stronghold of taxi cab companies.
Ford Motors is interested in working with the likes of Uber and Lyft. Ford Motors, along with other American made auto manufacturers, totally missed the mark on hybrids, EV’s and even carsharing, and are now looking to work with smartphone app based companies, presumably to sell more cars.
KPCC is reporting the Teamsters Local 986, a powerful transportation trucking labor union, has pledged support to assist organizing Uber LA drivers at a mass demonstration outside of Uber’s Santa Monica office Tuesday.