Autonomous vehicles will lead to job losses, claim Labour Party

The London Evening Standard is reporting that Shadow transport secretary Louise Haigh has warned that ‘mistakes of deindustrialisation’ cannot be made with the introduction of self-driving cars. Job losses as a result of self-driving cars cannot be allowed to replicate the “ravages of deindustrialisation”, Labour have warned. During the second reading of the Automated Vehicles Bill, Transport […]

Uber and Lyft win Californian gig economy vote

The ridehailing companies Uber and Lyft have seen their decision to go for a vote in California vindicated, as people in the state supported their call to keep drivers exempt from being classified as company employees. AP reports that around 58% of voters supported Proposition 22, which, had it been lost, would have meant drivers […]


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