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GM To Commercialize Self-Driving Cruise AV Next Year

Autonomous GM Cruise Roof Module

GM will begin production of Cruise AV autonomous cars at its Orion Township plant in Michigan next year, the company announced this past week. LedeTree GM has been testing the vehicle, which will be called the Cruise AV, for more than a year. The company said it will put more …

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Disruption Notes, March 17

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Notes from the Age of Disruption LedeTree A compilation of stories from around the web about companies and people disrupting markets and the way we live Lyft Is testing a Netflix-style monthly subscription. The Verge Uber Is in talks with Toyota on selling its self-driving tech to other companies. Reuters Uber Plans …

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Lyft Testing Monthly Subscription Plan

Rider Being Picked Up by Lyft

Lyft is testing monthly subscription plans for high-frequency users, a sign that the company is shifting toward a Netflix or Spotify model for transportation. Andrew J. Hawkins | The Verge The terms of the subscription models seem to vary, but appear targeted at users who spend up to $450 on …

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IHeartMedia Files for Bankruptcy

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The company that brought you iHeart Radio, allowing you to listen to radio stations around the country on your computer or phone, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy LedeTree IHeartMedia filed for Chapter 11 on Thursday. While best known for the iHeart Radio app, which allows users to stream music …

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