Day: June 8, 2020

Their gigs gone, some Uber/Lyft drivers lament what they’ve lost

You always find out what you loved about a job after it is taken from you. Rideshare driving has for the most part been taken away from drivers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Just after the country went into lockdown, 92% of drivers told Ridester.com that they had lost 80% or more of their income — literally overnight. Every major source of business for rideshare drivers was shut down. The commutes to and from work were mostly eliminated as many workers were told to work from home while others lost their jobs completely, sometimes after their companies closed down altogether.

Another major source of work for rideshare drivers was after-work and nighttime activities such as trips to and from restaurants and bars. And, trips to and from sporting events and concerts were a major source of work, as

2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo S E-Hybrid Video Walk-around Driveway Test

With Brett Berk ably digging into the popularity of sport utility coupes, or SUCs, this morning, I figured it was a perfect time to provide a sneak preview of the SUC that has very much not been sucking in my driveway the past week. Resplendent in all its Lava Orange glory is the (takes deep breath) 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo S E-Hybrid.

This would be the range-topping, mother of all Cayenne Coupes, which we recently covered in broader detail. Most of the magic comes from under the hood where the Cayenne Turbo’s 541-horsepower twin-turbo V8 is paired with the Cayenne E-Hybrid 134-hp electric motor. Their forces combined, the resulting Turbo S E-Hybrid produces an Earth-slowing 670 hp and 663 pound-feet of torque. 

The video goes into all the detail you need about what makes the