Quantcast

Articles tagged “car-sharing”

The IRS Makes It Easier to Pay Taxes on Uber and Airbnb Income

The IRS Makes It Easier to Pay Taxes on Uber and Airbnb Income

Deanna Ting, Skift

This is a clear sign that the sharing economy isn’t in its infancy anymore.

4 months ago

San Francisco to Require Lyft, Uber Drivers to Obtain Business Licenses

San Francisco to Require Lyft, Uber Drivers to Obtain Business Licenses

Associated Press

The City of San Francisco is poised to collect almost $3.4 million annually with this new legislation.

8 months ago

London Taxi Union Sparks Legal Battle Against Uber Drivers

London Taxi Union Sparks Legal Battle Against Uber Drivers

Juliette Garside and Gwyn Topham, The Guardian

Uber's rapid growth worldwide highlights how technology is changing the taxi and car service industry, which now needs to recognize the change and start adjusting its own business model rather than fight against new ones.

3 years ago

Zipcar Starts its New One-Way Service in Boston

Zipcar Starts its New One-Way Service in Boston

Charles Fleming, Los Angeles Times

Boston gets to try the new Zipcar one-way service. It will be interesting to see what the fees will be given the fact that there will be no charge for gas or parking.

3 years ago

St. Louis Cracks Down on Lyft Its First Day of Operating

St. Louis Cracks Down on Lyft Its First Day of Operating

Nicholas J.C. Pistor and Valerie Schremp Hahn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis isn't dithering. One thing a crackdown makes clear? That everyone's on the same page. Makes for faster resolution.

3 years ago

Taxi Apps Aren’t New In Asia, and That Could Be Trouble for Latecomer Uber

Taxi Apps Aren’t New In Asia, and That Could Be Trouble for Latecomer Uber

Kay Johnson, Associated Press

Foreign expansion -- especially Asia -- is key for Uber. It can't live up to its valuation just based on its U.S. business.

3 years ago

The Big Venture Money and Hopes Riding on Uber, Lyft and Other Car-Sharing Startups

The Big Venture Money and Hopes Riding on Uber, Lyft and Other Car-Sharing Startups

CBInsights

With so much money raised now by Uber and Lyft, is this now a two-horse race? We hope not, lots of innovation left in the car rental and sharing space.

3 years ago

Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Enters Sacramento and Uber Responds

Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Enters Sacramento and Uber Responds

Tony Bizjak, Sacramento Bee

The taxi industry is going to have to get used to it. There is more competition now in the form of Lyft, Uber, and services such as Zipcar. Although individual startups may come and go, the ride-sharing concept is here to stay.

3 years ago

Avis Budget Wants an Even Younger Fleet at Zipcar

Avis Budget Wants an Even Younger Fleet at Zipcar

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The next step in Zipcar-Avis Budget buddying-up is technology sharing, with Avis Budget cars expected to get a Zipcar refresh. At least that's the plan.

3 years ago

Car-Share Programs Like Zipcar Saved Chicago Millions of Dollars, City Says

Associated Press

With efficiencies like the ones seen in Chicago, car-share programs will find a niche in governmental fleets.

3 years ago

Enterprise acquires Zimride and accelerates car-sharing offerings

Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If you are a major car-rental company, you have to be into car-sharing these days. Enterprise's acquisition of Zimride doesn't involve any vehicle assets, but Enterprise has previously bought car-sharing operations and vehicles.

3 years ago

Hollywood actors ditch restaurant jobs and embrace ride-sharing for cash

Salvador Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times

Ride-sharing is becoming an attractive employment and transportation alternative as long as there is some regulation, and the ride-sharing companies don't gouge riders. On the other hand, they won't succeed if they become to pricey.

3 years ago