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Uber Hires Chief Privacy Officer, Data Protection Officer

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Uber has hired two new executives to oversee data protection. The ride-hailing company has named Ruby Zefo as its first chief privacy officer, and Simon Hania as data protection officer, according to Reuters.

Chase Briscoe Comes out on Top in NASCAR Truck Series Race on Dirt

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chase Briscoe returned to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the first time in 2018 Wednesday night to drive a fifth entry for ThorSport Racing in the Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. He parlayed the return into a trip to victory lane after a side-by-side battle with teammate Grant Enfinger after an overtime restart.

Uber has a plan to help drivers make an extra $100 a month by letting them sell you snacks and other necessities straight from their cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ride-sharing behemoth Uber announced its global exclusive partnership with in-car commerce startup Cargo today, which will roll out to San Francisco and Los Angeles immediately. You'll be able to buy snacks and other necessities while you're on your ride — assuming your Uber driver is taking part in the program.

Buy/Drive/Burn: A Large, Front-drive Luxury Party in 1999

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The other day, among the urbane, informed chatter happening in the TTAC Slack room, Adam Tonge suggested a little Buy/Drive/Burn trio to me. The year is 1999, and the subjects are full-size luxury sedans of the front-drive and comfort variety.

PSA Groupe Outlines 15 Target States for U.S. Market Reentry

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - French automaker conglomerate PSA Groupe intends to start selling cars again in the United States by 2026. It opened continental headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia in January, and it revealed Tuesday 14 of 15 states it is eyeing as the most promising markets, as well as four Canadian provinces.

2019 Nissan Leaf Nismo: Electric Kanjozoku

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Year, Make, Model: Only available in Japan, the 2019 Nissan Leaf Nismo is what happens when you really want a GT-R but your side gig as an Uber driver calls for four doors, seating for five, and something that gets more than 18 miles per gallon. What's New: No, your eyes aren't deceiving you.

Volvo in the U.S.

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Volvo has been selling cars in the US for more than 60-years… and now they make them here…The Chinese owned Swedish car company recently opened its first US plant near Charleston, South Carolina. It’s taken 3-years and 1-point-1 billion dollars to build the 2-point-3-million square foot facility.