News and Articles About Ridesharing Apps
Uber is now 'working with the state' on regulatory issues, according to an exec.
There's room for other players even if Uber is dominant.
Watch Avi Wilensky, the founder of Up Hail, a web-based platform that finds and compares ground transportation services, pitch his idea to Entrepreneur.com's editorial director.
Uber won't dominate the Chinese market but it keeps a significant share in the biggest ride-hailing app in the world's largest market.
The two companies on Monday confirmed the sale of Uber China to its bigger rival, ending a two-year, money-losing effort to break into one of the world's toughest markets.
China last week issued guidelines that establish a long-awaited framework for the booming ride-hailing industry and remove uncertainty for firms such as Didi and Uber.
Select Premier and you'll be picked up by a high-end sedan or SUV, for double the price of a regular Lyft.
A recent study from ConsumerAffairs looks at the safety of Uber, Lyft and taxi cars in cities around the U.S.
The funding round valued the company at more than $25 billion.
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.
Researchers have correlated the rise of ridesharing services with a decline in fatal crashes and disorderly conduct on the roads.
Companies such as Ford and Toyota now recognize they may turn ride-hailing services and car sharing companies into steady customers for all sorts of vehicles.
BMW's move is the latest in a flurry of investments by automakers in technology industry startups that appear to be aimed at convincing consumers to do without owning their own cars, or driving vehicles as often.
There has been a wave of high-profile partnerships between carmakers and ride-sharing services.
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