On-demand car service Uber, which took in $258 million in funding this past quarter, may be blowing its projected revenue and growth numbers out of the water.
Growing pains be gone. Uber is partnering with GM, Toyota, and financial institutions to offer 100,000 drivers reduced monthly car payments and get more Uber drivers on the road.
Uber, like humans, is experiencing growing pains. It started out as one thing, grew like a weed, and is emerging as a multifaceted adult — one that is mature, complicated, and like all of us, flawed.
California regulators have officially approved a set of guidelines that allow ridesharing services like Lyft, SideCar, and Uber to remain in business. This could create a powerful precedent for cities around the country.
Founders of popular ridesharing service Lyft discuss the competitive market and their vision for the company’s future.
Lyft will now be available in Indianapolis, St. Paul, and Atlanta. This is a milestone for Lyft, which typically launches in one city at a time
Flywheel is trying to change the cab industry from within by giving traditional taxis the same benefits and conveniences as controversial ridesharing startups.
California regulators came out with a proposed decision for ridesharing startups today, with a lightweight set of regulations to ensure safety.
The streets around City Hall were filled with taxis sitting bumper-to-bumper, blocking traffic and filling the air with honking while drivers waved signs protesting Lyft, Uber, and Sidecar.
Threeways in an Uber car are now really easy. Threeway fare-splits, that is.
Rocket Internet-backed Easy Taxi takes new funding to fuel international growth and gain marketshare before British competitor Hailo.
Editor’s Pick Flywheel (formerly known as Cabulous) released major updates today to its application today that provides existing taxis and fleets with rider-friendly features like e-hailing, in-app payment, and a ratings system.
New York’s Mayor Bloomberg announced that New York’s highest court unanimously upholds the state law authorizing “street hail livery service.” This means that startups like Uber, Lyft, SideCar, Hailo, Relay Rides, and Instacab are allowed to operate.
A week after Lyft closed a $60 million round of funding, the ride-sharing company has made its first entrance into an East Coast market.
Uber is back on the streets of New York — though the city has imposed some new restrictions on the service.
Uber’s new app releases will help expand its user base and continue disrupting the taxi industry around the world.
At SXSW, Uber CEO revealed the next stage of his battle plan: quadrupling the size of his staff in the next year, growing from 200 to 800 members, and continuing global expansion.
Watch out Uber, the cab hailing app Hailo is hot on your heels in New York City.
Travel startup Mozio offers search engine and route mapping for airport ground transportation.
Uber adds TAXI to its collection of San Francisco services.
German peer-to-peer taxi app startup myTaxi has announced expansion into the US – starting with Washington DC and with other cities set to follow.
Ridesharing app Sidecar raises $10 million amidst regulatory battles.
Uber founder Travis Kalanick talks about his ongoing battles with regulatory agencies.
Taxi Magic dispatched the biggest update ever of its popular mobile app today to further improve the experience of calling a cab.
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One thing Sam hates about being a Manhattan cabbie is picking up tourists hoping to see a Broadway show. “They are always yelling at me, drive faster, we’ve still got to buy our tickets.”