Dee-Ann Durbin

Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber Sees Record Demand as Vaccinations Rise

Travelers look for an Uber ride at Los Angeles International Airport. Travelers Kerri Ann Salomon, left, and a friend arriving from New York City look for an Uber ride at Los Angeles International Airport. (Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press)

Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
April 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Coca-Cola to Lay Off 2,200 Workers as it Pares Brands

Coca-Cola truck Steven Senne/File/AP

The Coca-Cola Co. said Dec. 17 it’s laying off 2,200 workers, or 17% of its global workforce, as part of a larger restructuring aimed at paring down its business units and brands.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
December 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Delphi Acquires Self-Driving Startup nuTonomy for $450 Million

Sam Kang Li/Bloomberg News Sam Kang Li/Bloomberg News

Auto supplier Delphi Automotive said Oct. 24 it has acquired self-driving software startup nuTonomy Inc. for $450 million in an effort to speed the development of autonomous vehicles.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
October 24, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Delivery Without Drivers: Domino’s, Ford Team Up for Test

The specially designed delivery car that Ford Motor Co. and Domino’s Pizza will use to test self-driving pizza deliveries, at Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, Mich. Dee-Ann Durbin/AP

No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino’s and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
August 29, 2017