Tag: car share pricing

How did you get that Grab ride? | Channel NewsAsia

How did you get that Grab ride? | Channel NewsAsia

INNER WORKINGS OF DYNAMIC PRICING The engineering chief also helped demystify some aspects of dynamic (or surge) pricing, which was introduced here about 10 months ago. He noted that before this feature, pricings were “flat” for drivers in Singapore but, since then, taxi drivers are on average earning 20 per cent more than previously. On […]

Car-sharing operators face roadblock from ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber | TODAYonline

Car-sharing operators face roadblock from ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber | TODAYonline

STAYING AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION Car Club has taken various steps to stay ahead of the curve, including rolling out a loyalty rewards programme allowing members to earn NTUC LinkPoints when they use the firm’s cars. The company has also marketed its membership perks “in a bigger way” in the last year or two, said […]

Keys to realizing car-sharing market’s untapped potential | Chinadaily.com.cn

Keys to realizing car-sharing market’s untapped potential | Chinadaily.com.cn

Challenges Few players reach a break-even point after the launch of their business, largely because of insufficient revenues and a burdened cost structure. The first reason is mainly caused by alternative mobility solutions which have very competitive pricing (taxis or chauffeur-based vehicles with strong consumer incentives); the latter is mainly caused by car depreciation, upfront […]

Lyft envisions a future where you either carpool or pay to drive | The Verge

Lyft envisions a future where you either carpool or pay to drive | The Verge

Logan Green and John Zimmer, the co-founders of Lyft, have an idea for ending traffic, but you may not like it. They published an op-ed today on Medium called “The End of Traffic,” in which they propose encouraging more people to carpool by charging a fee to those who don’t. According to Green and Zimmer, […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/28/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/28/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

Fleet balancing for car-sharing sector | Irish Times

Fleet balancing for car-sharing sector | Irish Times

Three years on Soutter’s company, Good Travel Software, is about to launch Drop Car, a yield management and fleet-balancing system aimed at the international car-share market. “I thought car sharing could be an incredible service but it needed a number of different elements working together such as fleet balancing, one-way bookings and a dynamic pricing […]