Jaguar Land Rover may be about to spend £300 million on buying taxi firm, Addison Lee. The bid is potentially part of JLR’s plans to move into personal mobility solutions.
Britain’s biggest carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover, has emerged as a potential contender to buy the private hire firm Addison Lee. The move would be the latest attempt by a traditional car manufacturer to position itself for a possible future of shared ownership and driverless cars.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is weighing up an offer for London-based taxi company Addison Lee in a bid to keep up with companies such as Uber, the Sunday Telegraph reported yesterday.
ANOTHER accident on the Finchley Road last week– this time a 94-year-old pensioner was killed. I have seen at least two other accidents in recent weeks on this section of road, fortunately not fatal. It is time for action.
The European parliament has approved new minimum rights for workers in so-called “gig economy” jobs such as Uber drivers and Deliveroo riders. Under the EU regulations, casualised employees across Europe will have a right to compensation from their bosses for last-minute cancellation of work.
For a lesson in how politics should be done, don’t look at Westminster, as politicians um and ah and slump into their umpteenth mutinous Brexit stalemate. Instead, head 30 miles north to Luton airport, where a bunch of minicab drivers are getting on with the real business of politics: battling to improve their and others’…