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Lyft’s wallet-friendly Shared Saver option arrives in six more U.S. cities

Lyft is expanding its wallet-friendly Shared Saver option to Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Seattle after launching it earlier this year in Denver, New York City, and San Jose. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Mobile, News, Lyft, Ridesharing, Shared Saver


Lyft’s new safety features include an in-app 911 panic button

In an effort to improve the safety of its ridesharing service, Lyft is rolling out several new safety measures that include an in-app panic button so riders can quickly and easily make an emergency call. The post Lyft’s new safety features include an in-app 911 panic button appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Lyft, Uber, News, Safety, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Ridesharing Safety


Many Uber and Lyft vehicles have open safety recalls, report says

A Consumer Reports survey of roughly 94,000 cars registered with Uber and Lyft in New York City and Seattle found that many had open safety recalls. The rate of open recalls was similar to that of personal cars, however. The post Many Uber and Lyft vehicles have open safety recalls, report says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Business, News, New York City, Cars, Trends, Recalls, Seattle, Consumer Reports, Ridesharing


Lyft taps Waymo for robo-taxi rides in Phoenix, Arizona

Lyft is about to begin offering a robo-taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona, thanks to its partnership with autonomous-vehicle specialist Waymo. It'll begin with 10 vehicles, with Lyft customers able to request rides in the usual way. The post Lyft taps Waymo for robo-taxi rides in Phoenix, Arizona appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Ridesharing, PHOENIX Arizona, Waymo


Lyft taps Waymo for driverless robo-taxi rides in Phoenix

Lyft is about to begin offering a robo-taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona, thanks to its partnership with autonomous-vehicle specialist Waymo. It'll begin with 10 vehicles, with Lyft customers able to request rides in the usual way. The post Lyft taps Waymo for driverless robo-taxi rides in Phoenix appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Ridesharing, Phoenix, PHOENIX Arizona, Waymo


Stuff Elon Musk Said About Tesla Autonomous Cars on Monday, Ranked

On Monday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke at a company investor day focused on autonomy, relaying news that Tesla had switched to a self-driving computer designed by in-house engineers and dropping some big promises about what, exactly, the future of its Autopilot feature and autonomous driving will look like.Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Cars, Tesla, Automation, Robots, Nvidia, Driving, Autonomous Vehicles, Ridesharing, Self Driving Cars, Elon Musk Said About Tesla Autonomous Cars


‘Adulting’: How Millennials Are Shaping Auto Trends Part II

We’ve heard all the adages about millennials before. They’re entitled. They constantly need praise in order to be motivated. They whine about wanting to work remotely. They switch jobs too often. They live in their parents’ basements and can’t stand on their own two feet. Their lives take place as much online as they do in honest-to-goodness “real” life. They demand instant gratification, want everything online, and are oddly enamored with brunch. Millennials (also known as Gen Y) get a bad r...
Tags: America, Auto Industry, Millennials, Car Buying, Autos, Gen Y, Rideshare, Wall Street Journal, Trend, Ridesharing, Boomers, Gig Economy, University Of Michigan, Industry News, Gallup, Millennial


Lyft You Up: Rideshare IPO Could Mean Big Payday for GM

Back in 2016, General Motors invested half a billion bucks in Lyft, the rideshare company bent on taking Uber to school. When the deal was made, the companies portrayed it as a long-term strategic alliance. Since then, investments have been made in Lyft by GM’s competitors (namely Ford), and GM has made investments in potential […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lyft, Ipo, General Motors, Ford, Gm, Autos, Price, Nasdaq, Stock, Ridesharing, News Blog


Uber expands its low-cost Ride Pass program to 17 more cities

Uber launched its money-saving Ride Pass program in five cities in October 2018. This week it’s rolling it out to 17 additional locations, offering riders savings of up to 15 percent per trip for a monthly fee. The post Uber expands its low-cost Ride Pass program to 17 more cities appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Uber, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Ride Pass, Uber Ride Pass


Archrivals BMW and Daimler detail plans to join forces on mobility services

BMW and Daimler are joining forces to take on the likes of Uber and Lyft. The two German automakers are investing $1.1 billion in a mobility-service joint venture encompassing ridesharing, car-sharing, and more. The post Archrivals BMW and Daimler detail plans to join forces on mobility services appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Bmw, Daimler, Ridesharing, Car-sharing, Mercedes Benz


Lyft’s Shared Saver service offers cheaper rides but you’ll have to walk a little

Lyft has launched a new ride option called Shared Saver that offers cheaper rides if you're willing to walk a little. Shared Saver designates a nearby pick-up point and drops you off a short distance from your final destination. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Shared Saver


Lyft’s ‘Shared Saver’ offers cheaper rides but you’ll have to walk a little

Lyft has launched a new ride option called Shared Saver that offers cheaper rides if you're willing to walk a little. Shared Saver designates a nearby pick-up point and drops you off a short distance from your final destination. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Shared Saver


Uber’s bikesharing service is eating into its regular business

A bikesharing service acquired by Uber nearly a year ago is causing riders to take fewer car journeys with the company. It is, however, part of the plan as Uber looks to offer an integrated mobility platform for cities. The post Uber’s bikesharing service is eating into its regular business appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Uber, Business, News, Cars, Trends, Jump, Ridesharing, Bikesharing


Uber and Lyft rides in New York City just got more expensive

If you use Uber or Lyft in New York City, you might have noticed your fares are now higher than before for the same trip. It's the result of a number of new rules that went into effect on February 1. The post Uber and Lyft rides in New York City just got more expensive appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Lyft, Uber, News, New York City, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, NY City


You’re now paying more for your Uber and Lyft rides in New York City

If you use Uber or Lyft in New York City, you might have noticed your fares are now higher than before for the same trip. It's the result of a number of new rules that went into effect on February 1. The post You’re now paying more for your Uber and Lyft rides in New York City appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Lyft, Uber, News, New York City, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, NY City


Uber seeks to be a ‘one-stop shop for transportation’ with new app feature

Uber has added public transit options to its app as part of a plan to make it easier for those who want to start or finish a journey in an Uber while using public transportation in between. The post Uber seeks to be a ‘one-stop shop for transportation’ with new app feature appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Uber, News, Cars, Trends, Public Transit, Ridesharing


NYC mandates minimum wage for Uber, Lyft, other app-based rideshare drivers

New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission approved a rule that drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft must be paid at least minimum wage, even though they are independent contractors. The new pay rate includes operating costs. The post NYC mandates minimum wage for Uber, Lyft, other app-based rideshare drivers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, News, New York City, Cars, Trends, Minimum Wage, Ridesharing, Uber Lyft, Limousine Commission


Waymo becomes the first company to charge for rides in self-driving cars

Waymo has launched a commercial ridesharing service using self-driving cars in the Phoenix area. It's the first U.S. company to generate revenue by putting passengers in autonomous cars. Waymo One is only available to a select group of riders. The post Waymo becomes the first company to charge for rides in self-driving cars appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Arizona, Self-driving Cars, Ridesharing, Phoenix, Waymo


China’s Didi adds driver training program to counter sharp decline in rides

Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing company by number of users, has been struggling to recover from a major setback following the deaths of two passengers earlier this year. On Wednesday, its founder and CEO Cheng Wei released a letter detailing the company’s moves to step up safety oversight and meet new government rules, including a training program for drivers. The Softbank-backed transportation giant, which acquired Uber’s China-based service in 2016 and was last valued at $56 bill...
Tags: Uber, Asia, China, Softbank, Tech, Ceo, Automotive, Alibaba, Transport, Carsharing, Ridesharing, Meituan-dianping, Cheng, Didi, Ministry of Transportation, SoftBank Group


Here’s how Uber plans to improve its service for riders in wheelchairs

Uber is working to improve its service for disabled riders. Its latest initiative sees it teaming up with a specialist transportation firm to provide more wheelchair-accessible vehicles with wait times of less than 15 minutes. The post Here’s how Uber plans to improve its service for riders in wheelchairs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Uber, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Wav, Wheelchair-accessible Vehicles


Uber rolls out rewards program that lets its most loyal riders lock in prices

Uber launched a new loyalty program today called Uber Rewards. It offers frequent riders credits to Uber Eats, car upgrades, and the ability to lock in prices on their most traveled routes. The post Uber rolls out rewards program that lets its most loyal riders lock in prices appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Uber, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Uber Rewards


Waymo will launch its commercial autonomous ridesharing service in December

Waymo will launch a commercial ridesharing service using self-driving cars in December, according to a new report. As previously discussed by Waymo, the service will operate in specific areas around Phoenix, Arizona. The post Waymo will launch its commercial autonomous ridesharing service in December appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Arizona, Self-driving Cars, Ridesharing, PHOENIX Arizona, Waymo


Lyft’s new rewards program promises ride discounts and comfier cars

If you're always hopping in and out of a Lyft car, then you'll be pleased to hear that the ridesharing service is about to launch a rewards program. Perks include discounts on future trips and upgrades to comfier cars. The post Lyft’s new rewards program promises ride discounts and comfier cars appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Lyft, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Lyft Rewards


Uber now offers a $15 monthly plan for access to cheaper fares

Uber riders in five cities across the U.S. can now pay a monthly fee of $15 ($25 in Los Angeles) for access to cheaper fares. Called Ride Pass, the subscription service is available for UberX and UberPool. The post Uber now offers a $15 monthly plan for access to cheaper fares appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Uber, News, Cars, Los Angeles, Trends, Ridesharing, Ride Pass


Volkswagen and Mobileye plan autonomous ridesharing service for Israel

Volkswagen and Mobileye plan to launching a ridesharing service in Israel using autonomous electric cars. Development work will begin in 2019, with full-scale commercialization in 2022, according to the partners. The post Volkswagen and Mobileye plan autonomous ridesharing service for Israel appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Israel, Cars, Trends, Intel, Volkswagen, Self-driving Cars, Electric Cars, Ridesharing, Mobileye


Lyft has a new fixed-price subscription plan for frequent passengers

Lyft wants you to save money by using rideshare services instead of owning a car. The new Lyft All-Access Plan monthly rideshare trip subscription includes 30 rides a month with a small discount for additional trips. The post Lyft has a new fixed-price subscription plan for frequent passengers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Lyft All-Access Plan


Lyft offers some fun stats to celebrate its 1 billionth ridesharing journey

Lyft cars have made a billion journeys since its ridesharing service launched six years ago. Announcing the milestone on Tuesday, September 18, the company revealed a few fun stats about its rides so far. The post Lyft offers some fun stats to celebrate its 1 billionth ridesharing journey appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Bike-sharing, Scooter Sharing


Lyft offers some fun stats celebrating its 1 billionth ridesharing journey

Lyft cars have made a billion journeys since its ridesharing service launched six years ago. Announcing the milestone on Tuesday, the company revealed a few fun stats about its rides so far. The post Lyft offers some fun stats celebrating its 1 billionth ridesharing journey appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Bike-sharing, Scooter Sharing


Don’t be duped by fake rideshare drivers, safety campaign urges

"Make sure you get in the right car!" That's message to rideshare passengers from a new safety campaign urging people to check the details of the car and driver to ensure they're genuine. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Uber, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Uber Safety


Uber’s upcoming ‘Ride Check’ feature could save your life

Uber's Ride Check feature aims to get help as soon as possible if you're unlucky enough to be involved in a crash in one of its cars. The technology uses GPS and sensors built into smartphones, and launches in the next few months. The post Uber’s upcoming ‘Ride Check’ feature could save your life appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Uber, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Uber Safety, Ride Check



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