ride sharing

We need to carpool way more according to studies of Lyft and Uber

We need to carpool way more according to studies of Lyft and Uber

Both Lyft and Uber have robust carpooling options including options to walk to a shared ride.
Uber to close L.A. office and cut 80 jobs

Uber to close L.A. office and cut 80 jobs

Uber confirmed Wednesday that it is closing its customer support office in Los Angeles in a move that will result in the loss of 80 jobs at the ride-hailing giant.
Uber Changes Its Rules, and Drivers Adjust Their Strategies

Uber Changes Its Rules, and Drivers Adjust Their Strategies

In response to a new law, the ride-hail service shows California drivers where a ride would go and how much it would pay. Drivers are learning when to say “No.”
Uber and Lyft's Financials Reveal Two Ride-Hailing Strategies

Uber and Lyft's Financials Reveal Two Ride-Hailing Strategies

For the moment, investors prefer Uber's broader global footprint and side hustles such as its Eats food delivery business.
Uber sued by woman claiming sexual assault by female driver

Uber sued by woman claiming sexual assault by female driver

After coming home drunk and curling up on couch, woman opened her eyes to half-naked Uber driver standing over her, suit claims.
Vancouver Wants to Avoid Other Cities' Mistakes With Uber and Lyft

Vancouver Wants to Avoid Other Cities' Mistakes With Uber and Lyft

Canadian officials approve ride-hailing long after it's become a staple elsewhere, with tough rules on fares and driver licensing.
GM’s Cruise Origin Is an Autonomous Vehicle From the Future

GM’s Cruise Origin Is an Autonomous Vehicle From the Future

GM subsidary's latest self-driving concept is a six-person van, electric-powered, focused on urban routes. The post GM’s Cruise Origin Is an Autonomous Vehicle From the Future appeared first on
GM's Latest Has Sensors and Room for 6, but No Steering Wheel

GM's Latest Has Sensors and Room for 6, but No Steering Wheel

Cruise reveals the Origin, its planned self-driving vehicle, meant to be shared by riders in a ride-hail service.
Uber reportedly testing letting some drivers set their own ride fares

Uber reportedly testing letting some drivers set their own ride fares

Uber has reportedly begun a testing program to allow drivers to raise their ride rates above those initially set by the ride-hailing giant. Currently, the test is limited to drivers in Sacramento,

California Labor Law Pushes Uber to Change Fare Structure and App Features

Uber users in California could see price increases as much as 30%, according to industry estimates.

California Labor Law Pushes Uber to Change Fare Structure and App Features

Uber users in California could see price increases as much as 30%, according to industry estimates.
Uber, Lyft share ride-hailing tips for New Year’s Eve

Uber, Lyft share ride-hailing tips for New Year’s Eve

Want to schedule a ride? Plan on going out early. And expect higher fares late at night.
Uber co-founder announces resignation from board of directors

Uber co-founder announces resignation from board of directors

Travis Kalanick will leave the company with $2.5 billion from Uber stock as he ventures further into new projects.
When the Transportation Revolution Hit the Real World

When the Transportation Revolution Hit the Real World

Ten years ago, they promised us self-driving cars. We got a scooter surge, clashes with regulators, and the brutal realities of mobility.
Uber’s Travis Kalanick to leave company’s board of directors

Uber’s Travis Kalanick to leave company’s board of directors

Former Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick is stepping further away from the company he co-founded and helped build into a giant in the ride-hailing industry.

Judge strikes down NYC law limiting Uber and Lyft driver cruising time

Uber and Lyft have won a major legal battle in one of their most important US markets. On Monday, a state judge ruled that a New York City law designed to control how much time ride-hailing drivers

2019’s Top 7 Tech IPO Flops—And Those Set for a Major 2020 Rebound

Fake meat, space tourism, creative pet supply... 2019 has seen it all.
Car Share Shrinks, a Tax Break Vanishes, and More Car News This Week

Car Share Shrinks, a Tax Break Vanishes, and More Car News This Week

Share Now says it is leaving North America, and Tesla buyers will no longer get help from Uncle Sam for their EVs (and GM buyers are next).

German court bans Uber’s ride-hailing service

Uber has suffered another major setback in Europe. According to Reuters, a court in Germany ruled on Thursday that the company doesn't have the necessary license to operate a business that employs
Uber loses $1.5 billion in value after reporting thousands of sexual assaults in its rides

Uber loses $1.5 billion in value after reporting thousands of sexual assaults in its rides

Uber's stock market value fell by as much as $1.5 billion Friday as investors turned against the ride-hailing giant after it said more than 3,000 sexual assaults took place during its rides in 2018.