Articles tagged “ride share”

Online Travel

Uber CEO Is Fine Not Having a Superapp Model to Broaden Ridesharer’s Reach Into Travel

Come for the rides, stay for the food. Dara Khosrowshahi joined Uber as CEO when ridehailing was everything. Now he's navigating a multi-product approach. Yet when it comes to profits, Uber's still en route.

Uber CEO Is Fine Not Having a Superapp Model to Broaden Ridesharer’s Reach Into Travel

Online Travel

Startup BlaBlaCar Raises $115 Million for Long-Distance Carpooling and Bus Travel

Despite the pandemic, BlaBlaCar served 50 million passengers in carpools or buses in 2020, which shows remarkable resilience. The French startup has aggressive plans to create a rail service, debut a travel booking app for travelers, and expand its bus network much farther outside of Europe.

Startup BlaBlaCar Raises $115 Million for Long-Distance Carpooling and Bus Travel

Rental Cars

Lyft Posts Big Gains in Public Debut As It Continues to Lose Money

Lyft lost $911 million on revenues of $2.2 billion last year. Yet its stock closed up more than 8 percent on the day of its IPO. What a world.

Lyft Posts Big Gains in Public Debut As It Continues to Lose Money

Rental Cars

Why Car Rental Companies Won’t Go Out of Business Anytime Soon

Yes, consumers — even business travelers — like to use ridesharing apps. But corporate travelers are still renting plenty of cars and paying hefty prices for them. Sometimes, that's still the best way to get around.

Why Car Rental Companies Won’t Go Out of Business Anytime Soon
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Business Travel

How Gett Is Rethinking the Corporate Ground Transportation Experience

Corporate ground transportation management (GTM) platform Gett is disrupting the sector with its streamlined, intuitive, and integrated B2B platform.

How Gett Is Rethinking the Corporate Ground Transportation Experience