New York Sets Cap on Ride-Sharing App Vehicles

The City of New York is to enforce new regulations regarding the cap of ride-sharing vehicles and the minimum hourly pay rates. The new regulations will immensely effect ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft. Mayor Bill de Blasio is a big supporter of the new regulations. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted: “Our city […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 9, 2018
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Uber potentially facing gender discrimination lawsuit

Uber faces über lawsuit The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating Uber for potential gender discrimination. According to some sources close to the matter, this investigation has been ongoing since August 2017. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been trying to change the cultural atmosphere of Uber, which had been toxic ever since previous owner Travis […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 18, 2018
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Toyota Launched New Car-Sharing App In Hawaii

Toyota has developed and launched a new car-sharing service around Honolulu, Hawaii. The service allows islanders and tourists to access Toyota vehicles at car-sharing stations on the island of Oahu. The service is run through an app called “Hui Car Share”. In the app description, Toyota states that “Hui is round-trip, station-based care share service […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 12, 2018
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Lyft acquires Motivate

Lyft expands portfolio with bikes Lyft announced on Monday that it will acquire bike-sharing giant Motivate for an undisclosed amount. Motivate is the parent company of popular bike-sharing networks like Citi Bike in New York and the Bay Area, and Capital Bikeshare in Washington, D.C. The acquisition comes at a time when Lyft it trying […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 11, 2018
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Uber hoping to appease London court

Uber victory in London In September, Transport for London did not renew Uber’s license to operate due to its inability to report background checks of its drivers. However, on Tuesday, the court decided to give them a 15-month operating license in the British city. Uber executives accepted the charges by the London court and were […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 27, 2018
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Uber Attempt to Renew License in London

Uber hopes to overturn the decision that stripped the company of its license to operate in London. Uber has since made some changes, introducing a 24-hr support phone line and the proactive reporting of illegal activity to London police. Last year Uber attempted to coerce London into signing a 5-year contract but was rejected. This […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • June 26, 2018
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Jameis Winston Faces 3-Game Suspension For Groping Uber Driver

The news of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston started brewing last night after the report surfaced by an ESPN radio commentator in Tallahassee. Back in November, an Uber driver, known as “Kate”, accused Winston of groping her while they were waiting in a drive-thru line late at night. The NFL conducted a formal investigation […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • June 23, 2018
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Uber Releases Two New Projects

Waiting for your Uber driver just became a way of saving money on travel. Uber, the ridesharing company founded back in 2009, now offers a new feature which lets riders wait longer in exchange for cheaper fares. The new feature offers a new traveling experience. So Far, the option has been tested in Los Angeles […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • June 20, 2018
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Toyota invests in ride-hailing firm Grab

Toyota grabs Grab Japanese car manufacturer Toyota announced on Wednesday that it will invest $1 billion in Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab. Although many people attribute ride-hailing and ride-sharing with companies like Uber and Lyft, Grab has made a name for itself in Asia. In fact, the company bought out Uber’s Southeast Asia back in March, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 15, 2018
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