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Rideshare Guy

The Rideshare Guy on Uber, Lyft, and what their drivers really want

By Patrick Sisson  The impact of ride-hailing has been swift and sweeping. Uber, which was founded less than a decade ago in 2009, has become a multibillion dollar transportation startup with worldwide ambitions, and the technical ability...
Ride Sharing Future

Investors fuel a multibillion-dollar ride-sharing frenzy

Credit: Steffen Thoma/Public Domain   Investors including Japan's SoftBank and Google-parent Alphabet are fueling a drive to a ride-sharing future, betting on startups such as industry giants Uber and Lyft which have so far failed to...
Oregon State

Free parking at Oregon State Parks? Use a car-share

By: Amy Frazier and KOIN 6 News Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- With a stated goal of making the outdoors more accessible to everyone, the Oregon State Parks Foundation is teaming up with 2 car-sharing services to have...
Malaisya Ride

Malaysia’s ride-sharing empire looks set to grow

By MARK RAO  SO YOU just got laid off and you need to keep things going, and you need a steady source of income that could keep you afloat in the longer run. One of the...

Who’ll be responsible when self-driving car crashes

Self-driving cars (By David Gutman, The Seattle Times) Fully self-driving cars aren't quite here yet, but they're coming. Gov. Jay Inslee signed an executive order earlier this month welcoming companies to use Washington roads as a...
Smart City

Columbus launches unique ‘Smart City’ operating system

By Julie Carr Smyth, The Associated Press Ohio’s capital city unveiled the first version of a pioneering transportation operating system on Thursday that will bring online its smart city transportation network. Columbus beat out six other...
Uber Car

Uberise car-sharing

By TINA EDWIN   Traffic jams, shortage of parking space and vehicular pollution are rising across the country. Yet that does not stop people from buying more vehicles. India is seen as a promising market by domestic...
Disruptive Cycle

Smart Mobility: The disruptive cycle

By Tan Zhai Yun If you hope to disrupt a market, it would be better to cooperate with the authorities to ensure that your service is here to stay. This is a lesson that Ng...
RideShare Sydney

New European rideshare platform launches in Sydney

By Tim McIntyre The ride share economy is set for another shake-up with the launch of Taxify in Australia this morning. Founded in Estonia and now operating across Europe, Taxify has entered the Australian market in Sydney...
Free Floating

Kiwi company launches first ‘free-floating’ car share programme in Australasia

By DAVID LINKLATER A Wellington-based company called Mevo has launched a new variant of its car-sharing programme that it claims is an Australasian first: it's "free-floating", meaning that renters do not have to return a...

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