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Lyft Launches Premier, Its Version of Uber Select
Lyft

Lyft Launches Premier, Its Version of Uber Select

Select Premier and you'll be picked up by a high-end sedan or SUV, for double the price of a regular Lyft.
Hertz Signs Rental Deals With Uber and Lyft
Hertz

Hertz Signs Rental Deals With Uber and Lyft

With these deals Uber and Lyft drivers will be able to rent Hertz vehicles for longer periods such as several weeks or months.
Phil LeBeau
Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives
Uber

Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives

Rival ride services Uber and Lyft have settled high stakes litigation involving two of their top executives, court filings show, in advance of a trial that could have aired sensitive details about both companies.
Uber and Lyft Rivals Rush to Texas Capital After Fingerprint Fight
Uber

Uber and Lyft Rivals Rush to Texas Capital After Fingerprint Fight

About a half dozen ride-hailing firms have rushed into Texas tech hub Austin after market leaders Uber and Lyft left the city last month in a huff.
The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About
Safety

The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About

A recent study from ConsumerAffairs looks at the safety of Uber, Lyft and taxi cars in cities around the U.S.
Nina Zipkin
Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over Exit From Austin, Texas
Uber

Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over Exit From Austin, Texas

The companies suspended services in the city on May 9, two days after residents voted to keep the city's law requiring Uber and Lyft, just like taxi companies, to conduct fingerprint-based background checks of their drivers.
Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft

The world's largest retailer said it would begin test deliveries within the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix.
Uber, Lyft Set to Defend Driver Settlements in Court
Transportation

Uber, Lyft Set to Defend Driver Settlements in Court

The ride-hailing companies are seeking to resolve lawsuits by drivers who contend they should be deemed employees and therefore entitled to reimbursement for expenses, including gasoline and vehicle maintenance.
Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight
Uber

Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight

Uber's and Lyft's political loss on an important proposition in Austin provides marketers important insight on towing the line between personalization and invasion.
Peter Gasca
Lyft Agrees to Revised $27 Million Deal in Driver Lawsuit
Lawsuits

Lyft Agrees to Revised $27 Million Deal in Driver Lawsuit

In the new deal, attorneys for drivers calculated that Lyft drivers could have recovered $156 million had they been classified as employees.
Uber, Lyft Spend Big, Lose Big in Texas Vote on Driver Fingerprinting
Performance Ignited

Uber, Lyft Spend Big, Lose Big in Texas Vote on Driver Fingerprinting

The two companies spent more than $8 million to repeal a city ordinance, but voters said by a margin of 56 to 44 percent they wanted the fingerprint checks to stay.
Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom
Work-Life Balance

Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom

Kira Wampler is the new chief marketing officer of the San Francisco ridesharing company Lyft. She is also a mother of two. Here's how she manages both roles.
Catherine Clifford
Sharing Economy Showdown: The Airbnbs of the World Will Be Bigger Than the Ubers by 2019, Report Says
Sharing Economy

Sharing Economy Showdown: The Airbnbs of the World Will Be Bigger Than the Ubers by 2019, Report Says

Juniper Research compares the growth of two segments of the exploding sharing economy.
Catherine Clifford