CAR/RIDE SHARING

Hybrid

Uber, EVgo Team Up on Electric Rides

Uber Technologies Inc. and electric car charging network EVgo Services LLC have agreed to work together to increase the use of EVs among the ride-hailing firm’s drivers.
#GeneralMotors #EVgo

Hybrid

San Francisco Okays 4 e-Scooter Rental Services

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has given permits to four companies to operate as many as 10,000 free-floating electric scooter rentals in the city by the end of 2020.   
#Ford

Car/Ride Sharing

Canoo Startup Debuts Subscription Electric Van

Los Angeles-based electric car startup Canoo Inc. hopes to begin selling electric cars in California by subscription in 2021.
#HP

Regulations

London Extends Uber’s License for 2 Months

Uber Technologies Inc. is being allowed to continue its ride-hailing service in London for another two months.
#europe

Car/Ride Sharing

Ride-Hailing Startup Passes 1 Million Miles with Toyota Fuel Cell Cars

GHT Mobility GmbH says its CleverShuttle ride-hailing fleet of Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicles has covered more than 2.2 million km (1.4 million miles) in two years.
#europe #Toyota

Infrastructure

Mercedes Partners with Electric Scooter Company

Early next year Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit and Micro Scooter Ltd. will begin offering an electric scooter to be co-branded by both companies.
#Daimler #BMW #MercedesBenz

Car/Ride Sharing

Lime Ends Car-Sharing Program

Neutron Holdings Inc. is pulling the plug on its LimePod car-sharing service, which it launched last November in Seattle.
#Fiat

Car/Ride Sharing

California Law Aims to Reclassify Contractors as Employees

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill requiring that ride-hailing services treat their drivers as employees rather than contractors.
#people

Car/Ride Sharing

Fair Inks $500 Million Deal to Finance Ride-Hailing Cars

Santa Monica, Calif.-based Fair Inc., a three-year-old startup that specializes in short-term leases and vehicle subscription programs, says it has secured a $500 million revolving-credit deal.
#Ford

Car/Ride Sharing

Uber Pulls Ride-Share Bikes in 2 More Cities

Uber Technologies Inc. is discontinuing its Jump bike-sharing service in Atlanta and San Diego as safety and clutter concerns grow.