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Uber Driver Gives Himself 5 Star Rating and $100 Tip!

Uber Driver Steals 100 Dollar Tip

I Don't Know Whether to Laugh or Cry

Do I Laugh or Cry

What about this recent story?

A driver was recently reported as asking his rider for her phone so he could "make a route alteration".

The passenger reported that he did something really quick with the phone and then handed it back to her.

The "really quick" thing that he'd done was to end the trip and give himself a 5-star rating, followed by a generous tip of $100! Now that's taking the self-employment concept a bit too far.

Umm... there is another word for that - it's called stealing.

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50,000 Uber Kms in an Electric Car

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

There's an EV in Your Future

Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf

Like it or not, there's an EV (Electric Vehicle) in your future. Perhaps your very next car, perhaps the one after that.

For EVs to take off in Australia, we need at least two of these things to happen:

A car to arrive, almost certainly from Japan or Korea, that fires our imagination and that also has a range between charges of a comfortable 500 kms.

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