Tag: ride-hailing

Center for Auto Safety Asks Uber/Lyft to Stop Using Recalled Cars

<img data-attachment-id="1684684" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668.jpg" data-orig-size="932,637" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="uber lyft sign" data-image-description=" Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-450×308.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-610×417.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1684684″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-610×417.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”417″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-610×417.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-450×308.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-768×525.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668-120×82.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_1419224972-1-e1565720731668.jpg 932w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, the Center for Auto Safety announced it had reached out to America’s ride-hailing giants […]

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Lyft says ride-hailing price war with Uber is easing up

(Reuters) — Lyft on Wednesday said a price war with rival Uber was easing, boosting shares of both companies and allowing Lyft to raise its outlook for the year and forecast a faster path to profitability. Lyft said increased revenue per rider would lift both third-quarter sales and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates. That […]

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QOTD: Ready to Share Your Ride?

<img data-attachment-id="1675168" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"The all-new high tech 2020 Nissan Versa features Nissan Safety Shield 360 and a new design with lower, wider and longer exterior dimensions.","created_timestamp":"1554911186","copyright":"","focal_length":"65","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.0025","title":"2020 Nissan Versa","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Nissan Versa youngster sex appeal" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675168 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Versa-FULL-0685_edit-source-610×407.jpg 610w, […]

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GM’s Cruise delays driverless taxi service, plans to build country’s largest EV fast charger station

GM’s Cruise is postponing plans for a fully driverless taxi service, which it previously said would launch by year-end 2019. In a blog post published this morning on Medium, CEO Dan Ammann said performance and safety concerns necessitated the delay. He asserted that in order to address these issues, Cruise will “significantly” increase its testing […]

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Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales

Ride-sharing startup Via, not to be outdone by Uber and Lyft, is investing meaningfully in autonomous vehicles. To this end, it today announced the launch of a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with the BusBot project, local bus operator Busways, local government agency Transport for New South Wales, and startup […]

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Consumer Reports: What Are Uber, Lyft Are Doing About Recalls?

<img data-attachment-id="1674814" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="uber lyft pickup sign parking" data-image-description=" Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674814″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_682249699.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As ride-hailing services utilize the personal vehicles of contractors, rather than a commercial fleet […]

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