Times are tough for ride-hailing companies, which means things are likely twice as tough for their drivers who depend on the income from driving. Uber, a company notorious for announced on Thursday that it spent $19 million on relief for drivers around the world — half of which went to workersto keep its drivers from becoming classified as employees,
Detroit saw Honda’s creative engineering and turned to the automaker for help as the city is grappling with thepandemic. On Tuesday, Honda delivered 10 modified inspired by ingenuity in its home country of Japan.
These vans feature modifications to ensure that passengers and drivers are separated to attempt to nearly eliminate the chance of respiratory droplets spreading in the vehicle. It’s intended to be a safe haven for health care