Articles tagged “gm”

Advent of Self-Driving Cars Shifts Technology Focus From Detroit to Silicon Valley

Advent of Self-Driving Cars Shifts Technology Focus From Detroit to Silicon Valley

David Welch, Bloomberg

Legions of techies developing algorithms for self-driving cars are based in Silicon Valley and Detroit automakers are doing deals to tap into that talent. Meanwhile, Michigan is trying to develop a startup/tech culture of its own and isn't ceding anything to Google and Uber.

3 years ago

GM Is Giving Lyft Drivers an Edge in the Battle Over Uber

GM Is Giving Lyft Drivers an Edge in the Battle Over Uber

David Welch, Bloomberg

Whether its GM or BMW or Audi or another creative automaker, we love the energy that they are adding to the ride hailing and ride sharing industry right now.

4 years ago

GM Launches Maven Brand to Compete With Zipcar and Uber, Too

GM Launches Maven Brand to Compete With Zipcar and Uber, Too

David Welch, Bloomberg

It doesn't matter whether Maven succeeds. GM is trying multiple things here, and has the potential to disrupt everything from car rentals to taxi hailing. Really: GM.

4 years ago

GM Invests $500 Million in Lyft in Escalation of Challenge to Uber

GM Invests $500 Million in Lyft in Escalation of Challenge to Uber

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

This makes the battle a little less like David Vs. Goliath for Lyft. But is an old-school corporation the partner Lyft needs?

4 years ago