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Can ride-sharing finally revolutionize public transport in Dhaka?

By Kamrul Hasan The advent and success of app-based transportation alternatives to CNG auto-rickshaws and taxis in Dhaka have sent the latter groups in frenzy. Ride-sharing apps like Pathao and Uber have proven to be cheaper,...
India Electric

India’s transition to electric and connected mobility system can save $330 billion: Report

  The country's transition to a shared, electric and connected mobility system can save $330 billion (Rs 20 lakh crore) by 2030 on avoided oil imports alone, a report by Ficci-Rocky Mountain Institute said 21...
Uber Calgary

Move over, Uber: Lyft wants a piece of Calgary’s ride share

By Zach Laing With Uber already operating, Lyft is looking to hire a general manager and marketing manager for Alberta, according to a job posting. In a statement Saturday, the San Francisco-based company said they don’t have...
Uber Taxi

Uber partners with local taxi operators

By Lisa Wang US-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc yesterday announced partnerships with three small-scale Taipei taxi operators to set up its UberTaxi service, in its latest efforts to secure a licensed operation. Uber Taiwan, a...
Electric Scooter

This Electric Scooter Is The Latest Eco-Friendly Rideshare

BY BRIAN SPAEN Just six months ago, Bird created an electric scooter sharing program in Los Angeles, California. It’s received a $100 million raise as investors believe it can become the biggest player in the industry. With the money, the...
Electric Solar

Electric and solar CarShare a 1st for city, province and country

By Wendy Winiewski A first for Saskatchewan and for Canada – a 100 per cent electric and solar powered car sharing program launched Tuesday in Saskatoon. It’s part of the CarShare Co-operative that already exists with two regular gas-powered vehicles in...
Nissan Vehicules

Nissan to steer into car-sharing market, joining Honda, Toyota

By NAOATSU AOYAMA/ Following in the tire tracks of other automakers, Nissan Motor Co. will introduce a car-sharing service, which allow registered members to rent and share vehicles, in January. Honda Motor Co. and Toyota Motor...
Uber Robo-taxi

Uber spent $28m per month on robo-taxis

By Andrew Chesterton Uber had planned to have as many 75,000 self-driving vehicles on its fleet in 2019, part of a broader plan to introduce a robo-taxi service in 13 American cities by 2022. And the company...

Cheaper than bikes: Chinese car-sharing platform GoFun’s Shenzhen prices start at just 16 US...

  A Chinese carmaker has launched a vehicle sharing service in Shenzhen by offering a special deal on rental prices that works out cheaper than bike sharing. GoFun, a car-sharing platform backed by state-owned Shouqi Group,...
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...

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