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Google Expands Nascent Ride-Sharing Service
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Google Expands Nascent Ride-Sharing Service

The search giant plans to open its ride-sharing program to Waze app users in San Francisco this fall.
Uber, Careem Suspend Services in UAE Capital
Uber

Uber, Careem Suspend Services in UAE Capital

A UAE newspaper quoted unnamed sources as saying that as many as 50 drivers for Uber and Careem had been arrested.
Uber to Let Londoners Book Journeys Weeks in Advance
Uber

Uber to Let Londoners Book Journeys Weeks in Advance

Uber users in London will be able to book journeys from 15 minutes to 30 days before they travel.
Lyft Carpool Runs Out of Gas
Lyft

Lyft Carpool Runs Out of Gas

According to reports, not enough people were using Lyft's carpool service to make it worthwhile.
Uber Takes Legal Action Over New Rules in London
Uber

Uber Takes Legal Action Over New Rules in London

In recent months, the regulator has provided more detail including that drivers should have English reading and writing skills.
Meet the Chinese Patriot Who Tamed Uber
Uber

Meet the Chinese Patriot Who Tamed Uber

Last week, Didi Chuxing bagged Uber's China business in a deal valuing the ride-hailing startup at $35 billion.
Bosch Launches Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Berlin
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Bosch Launches Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Berlin

Berlin residents can now locate and book one of 200 scooters using a smartphone application called Coup.
Daimler's Mytaxi to Merge With Hailo to Take on Uber
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Daimler's Mytaxi to Merge With Hailo to Take on Uber

Unlike U.S.-based ride hailing startup Uber, which established itself to compete against taxi companies, the new company will operate using taxi firms.
San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses
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San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses

Not only are these licenses not free, but you'll be charged for years you previously drove without one.
Would You Put Your Kid in a Car With a Stranger? This Startup Hopes So.
Parenting

Would You Put Your Kid in a Car With a Stranger? This Startup Hopes So.

HopSkipDrive is the Uber for busy Southern California parents started by three moms.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car
Transportation

Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car

Ridesourcing companies are planning to be an extension of your local subway and bus route.
Catherine Clifford
Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft
Sharing Economy

Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft

Meanwhile, the ridesourcing technology platforms are the least used sort of shared mobility transportation on weekdays.
Catherine Clifford
Ridesharing Services Are Chipping Away at Mass Transit for Some Americans, But Safety Remains Big Concern (Infographic)
Infographics

Ridesharing Services Are Chipping Away at Mass Transit for Some Americans, But Safety Remains Big Concern (Infographic)

A national poll shows that most Americans would be in favor of fingerprint background checks for drivers.
Carly Okyle
The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China

Its value is estimated to be almost $300 billion, according to data recently released by a government agency.
Catherine Clifford