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Uber Eyes Facility in Detroit
Uber

Uber Eyes Facility in Detroit

Uber is now 'working with the state' on regulatory issues, according to an exec.
Economists See Ride-Hailing Industry as Ripe for Competition
Uber

Economists See Ride-Hailing Industry as Ripe for Competition

There's room for other players even if Uber is dominant.
Why This Startup Calls Itself the 'Expedia of Ground Transportation'
Startups

Why This Startup Calls Itself the 'Expedia of Ground Transportation'

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.
Entrepreneur Staff
How Uber's Big Loss in China Is Really a Big Win
Uber

How Uber's Big Loss in China Is Really a Big Win

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.
Ryan McMunn
Didi's Dominance Over Uber in China Offers a Roadmap for Ride-Hailing Rivals
Uber

Didi's Dominance Over Uber in China Offers a Roadmap for Ride-Hailing Rivals

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.
After Bruising China Battle, Uber Cedes to Rival Didi
Uber

After Bruising China Battle, Uber Cedes to Rival Didi

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.
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.
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
China's Didi Chuxing Raises $7 Billion in New Funding
Ridesharing Apps

China's Didi Chuxing Raises $7 Billion in New Funding

The funding round valued the company at more than $25 billion.
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.
Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.
Uber

Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.

Researchers have correlated the rise of ridesharing services with a decline in fatal crashes and disorderly conduct on the roads.
Lydia Belanger
Automakers and Tech Companies Decide to Make Deals, Not War
Cars

Automakers and Tech Companies Decide to Make Deals, Not War

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 Invests in California-Based Carpooling App Scoop
Ridesharing Apps

BMW Invests in California-Based Carpooling App Scoop

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.
Toyota and Uber Latest to Join Forces in Ride-Sharing Rush
Uber

Toyota and Uber Latest to Join Forces in Ride-Sharing Rush

There has been a wave of high-profile partnerships between carmakers and ride-sharing services.