Articles tagged “car-sharing”

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Car-Sharing Startups BlaBlaCar and Turo Use NonTraditional Strategies to Boost Usage

Car-sharing marketplaces are finding that partnerships with automotive leasing companies and insurers may be a more cost-effective way to get the word out about their services than using traditional digital marketing efforts.

Car-Sharing Startups BlaBlaCar and Turo Use NonTraditional Strategies to Boost Usage

Hotels

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

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

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

Rental Cars

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

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

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

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London Taxi Union Sparks Legal Battle Against Uber Drivers

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.

London Taxi Union Sparks Legal Battle Against Uber Drivers

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Zipcar Starts its New One-Way Service in Boston

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.

Zipcar Starts its New One-Way Service in Boston

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

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

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

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

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

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

Online Travel

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

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.

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

Online Travel

Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Enters Sacramento and Uber Responds

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.

Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Enters Sacramento and Uber Responds

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Avis Budget Wants an Even Younger Fleet at Zipcar

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.

Avis Budget Wants an Even Younger Fleet at Zipcar