Articles tagged “carsharing”

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

The sharing economy hardly puts a dent in the fact that most American road trips occur with owned cars. But look out for brands adapting to electric vehicles before driverless cars change things completely.

9 months ago

BlaBlaCar Buys Less to Plug a Carpooling Tech Gap

BlaBlaCar Buys Less to Plug a Carpooling Tech Gap

Sean O'Neill, Skift

It’s too early to know if short-distance, urban carpooling from BlaBlaCar can effectively compete with taxis and car-hailing apps like Cabify, Lyft, and Uber. But as a defensive experiment, the move makes sense.

10 months ago

Ridesharing Startups Raised $28 Billion in 2017 Despite Tighter Restrictions

Ridesharing Startups Raised $28 Billion in 2017 Despite Tighter Restrictions

Mark Chediak, Bloomberg

Uber grabs the headlines. But this year expect money to pour into other mobility-themed companies, including ones focused on car-pooling, peer-to-peer car rentals, and bike-sharing.

1 year ago