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Articles tagged “lyft”

Uber Loses Early Battle to Lyft Over Fake Ride Dirty Trick Claims

Arbitration requirements by tech upstarts are an insult to their users — both drivers and passengers alike.

3 weeks ago

Google Challenging Uber With New Waze-Powered Ride-Share Service

Google-owned Waze is a compelling navigation app, but whether Google can turn it into the foundation for a winning ride-share service will have to be tested in the marketplace over the next few months and years. Google is a latecomer to the field, although the sector is likely to undergo more disruption and a revolution in years to come.

4 weeks ago

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.

1 month ago

Uber Tells Investors It Won’t Get in Any Lyft Bidding War

Lyft is only now becoming a real threat to Uber. It seems premature to seek an exit.

1 month ago

Uber and Lyft Work With Cities to Replace Public Buses

Uber and Lyft could be part of urban innovation plans to streamline public transit but increased traffic and fumes could be a roadblock in some cases.

1 month ago

Rental Car Execs Say Business Is Strong Despite Brexit and Terror

Car rental companies have bounced back in the last year by becoming smarter about how they reach customers and invest in technology.

2 months ago

Driver Unionization at Uber and Lyft Escapes a Court Challenge

It isn't often that you see an organization such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce come to the defense of ride-sharing companies that compete with more established car-rental and taxi interests out of concern about unionization efforts at these sharing-economy companies. Lyft and Uber are finding friends in all kinds of crazy places.

2 months ago

Uber’s New Didi Partnership is Stronger Than Lyft and General Motors’

Now that Uber has all but turned its back on China and conceded that giant market to Didi Chuxing through their new partnership it has more time and money to focus on taking away U.S. market share from Lyft.

2 months ago

Uber and Lyft Will Help Drivers Get Cars – For a Price

This seems like a win-win for the ridesharing companies and the car companies working with them. What's debatable is whether drivers really benefit, too.

2 months ago

Uber Looks for a Truce in Its Billion Dollar Battle With Chinese Rival Didi

You know it must be a rough battle if Uber is trying to make friendly. But considering the ambitions of both companies this would only be a temporary truce.

2 months ago

Taxis Battling Ridesharing Services Are Losing the Fight for Business Travelers

As app-based ride-hailing services become widespread in personal use, it's no surprise that corporate travel use is also increasing — even if some employers aren't fully on board yet.

2 months ago

Ridesharing and Car Services May Join Forces Sooner Than You Think

The irony of this conversation, unfortunately for car services, is that ridesharing trips already account for nearly half of ground transportation spending expensed through U.S. companies. So the fingerpointing and recriminations continue.

2 months ago