Uber’s efforts to develop self driving cars also have been bogged down during the past year amid allegations that it stole technology from a Google spinoff and a fatal collision involving one of its robotic cars that ran over a pedestrian in Arizona. And on Tuesday, New York City’s mayor signed a bill that would impose a yearlong cap on new licenses for ride hailing apps and also allow the city to set a minimum wage for drivers. New York is the largest American market for Uber..
Plank knows that he is entering the gladiator’s pit. But UA has already stung Adidas in the small cleated shoes market by snatching 11.3% the same share as the German sports company of the baseball shoe market in its first year. It took 20% of the football shoe market in its first year.
Councillor Kenny MacLaren was recently rushed to hospital after taking unwell on the Isle of Bute.He had to be transported to Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH) by air ambulance to receive further treatment.The SNP man, who represents Paisley Northwest, said he initially thought he was suffering from the flu and not the potentially life threatening infection, which can cause organ failure.Read more: Community clean up numbers triple after Renfrewshire Council campaignCouncillor MacLaren, who was in intensive care, said NHS staff were “excellent” in responding to the situation.He said: “From NHS 24 to the paramedics who took me to the local hospital in Bute, the care they gave was excellent.”The A staff at the hospital were absolutely amazing, diagnosing sepsis and treating me as quickly as they could and calling in the air ambulance to take me over to the RAH in Paisley.”Again, the care was superb, as was the treatment in both A and my few days in the intensive care unit.”Councillor MacLaren also thanked his wife, fellow SNP Paisley Northwest Councillor Mags MacLaren, for her quick thinking.”When it happened I just thought I had bad flu,” he added. “Typical guy, I just thought it would pass but Mags called NHS 24 and they were brilliant.”I thought she would’ve enjoyed the helicopter ride more than she did!”Mags might have been more worried than I was.Read more: Pensioner slims down ahead of her 90th birthday and makes Buddies for life”I just thought I was in hospital and they know what they’re doing, so I just let them get on with it.”They were pumping me full of antibiotics and full of fluid. I think I was lucky that I eventually listened to Mags and went to the hospital.”You know that way you don’t want to cause any hassle?”The blood pressure was too low and oxygen wasn’t getting from my blood to the kidneys.”Councillor MacLaren is now recovering at home and is in good spirits, joking about being stuck indoors watching daytime television.There’s one programme he won’t be watching, however, as he added: “I would rather be back in hospital with tubes stuck inside me than be watching This Morning.”He will continue to take medication and will have tests done as he returns to full health after the scare on August 5..