Starting next month, only all-electric vehicles will be allowed to be added to ride-hailing fleets in Shenzhen.
Lyft Inc. says ride-hailing customers in Las Vegas who try the company’s autonomous BMW 540i cars rate them an average 4.97 out of 5.
Former Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick sold about 20% of his stake in the ride-hailing company for $547 million, according to regulatory filings.
Lyft Inc. is testing a program that will provide ride-hailing credits for people who sell their vehicles through online used-car retailer Carvana.com.
According to an IBM study, “48% of consumers say the vehicle brand wouldn’t matter to them in an autonomous, mobility-as-a-service paradigm, but cost and convenience would.”
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Starting in 2020 new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles will include Alexa integration as a feature in the infotainment system.
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Santa Monica, Calif.-based Fair Inc., a 3-year-old startup that specializes in short-term leases and vehicle subscription programs, is laying off 40% of its staff as it focuses on profitability.
Ride-hailing giant Lyft Inc., which hasn’t had a profitable quarter since it launched in 2012, aims to get into the black by the end of 2021—a year earlier than industry projections.
Penske Corp. is launching a dockless car-sharing program in partnership with San Francisco-based startup Ridecell Inc.
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BMW CEO Oliver Zipse says his company and partner Daimler AG are eager for more partners and brands to join their Jurbey joint mobility services business.
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