Tag: Uber

Getaround, the Airbnb for cars, comes to Philly | The Inquierer

Getaround, the Airbnb for cars, comes to Philly | The Inquierer

Users can rent cars on an hourly basis for as low as $5, though prices vary depending on the make, model, and year of the car and the time of day. The price includes 24/7 roadside assistance and insurance coverage of up to $1 million. A 2010 Mazda 5 in South Philly was available to […]

Ride-Hailing Singapore Cheapest Fares – Grab vs Ryde vs Kardi vs TADA | Vucan Post

Ride-Hailing Singapore Cheapest Fares – Grab vs Ryde vs Kardi vs TADA | Vucan Post

6 PM – The Start Of The Evening Rush Grab: $27.00 Kardi: $12.00~$14.00 Ryde: $16.50 TADA: $20.00 Pang gang lo! Prices are steep, especially for Grab, as their dynamic surge pricing kicks in. What’s interesting is that Kardi’s price remained the same throughout the day. What’s The Difference? The pricing model, drivers’ commission rates, the […]

Avis to Provide Rental Cars to Lyft Drivers | FutureCar

Avis to Provide Rental Cars to Lyft Drivers | FutureCar

As part of the partnership, Avis will add thousands of vehicles to Lyft’s Express Drive program in North America, making it easier for people to drive for Lyft without owning a car. Lyft drivers will be able to reserve an Avis rental car right from the Lyft app. The service is rolling out in the […]

Discrimination based on driver bias remains a major issue for Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing services | news wise

Discrimination based on driver bias remains a major issue for Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing services | news wise

They looked at dynamic pricing and if the incentives offered by higher prices can reduce the extent of such bias. Their findings suggest that may be necessary for ridesharing platforms to adopt a dynamic fee structure that incentivizes drivers to accept rides from social groups or in specific areas of cities that are traditionally underserved. Mejia and […]

Lyft’s Personal Plan wants to entice riders with fixed rates on frequent trips | Curbed

Lyft’s Personal Plan wants to entice riders with fixed rates on frequent trips | Curbed

While city leaders and transportation planners are taking a closer look at how ride-hailing services are impacting urban traffic, Lyft wants to make it easier for users to book trips ahead of time. The company’s new Personal Plan, which rolls out today to a select group of users, will allow riders to lock-in prices for […]

Lyft’s personal subscription locks in the cost of your favorite trip | engadget

Lyft’s personal subscription locks in the cost of your favorite trip | engadget

Lyft has been trying out an All-Access subscription that lets you ride on a frequent basis for one flat fee, but it’s overkill for many people. What if you mainly tend to take one route every time? There’s now an option for you — Lyft has unveiled a Personal Plan that locks in your fare […]

New ride-hailing firm Tada enters market, says it will not impose dynamic pricing, Transport News & Top Stories – The Straits Times | Straits Times

New ride-hailing firm Tada enters market, says it will not impose dynamic pricing, Transport News & Top Stories – The Straits Times | Straits Times

MVL hopes to entice drivers with a no-commission model, he said. This differentiates Tada from competitors such as Grab, which charges drivers a fee of 20 per cent per fare. However, Tada collects 3.4 per cent of each fare paid by electronic payment, which Mr Woo said is used for the maintenance of its platform. […]

TADA Ride-Hailing Singapore Is A Blockchain-Based Mobile App By MVL | Vulcan Post

TADA Ride-Hailing Singapore Is A Blockchain-Based Mobile App By MVL | Vulcan Post

Founder Kay is South Korea-born, which explains the name TADA, meaning “let’s ride” in Korean. The app charges a fixed-fare rate to use, and a metered rate that starts from a base fare of $2.30. While cash transactions do not incur any transaction fees, riders paying by credit cards will be charged a 3.4% fee […]

Uber’s ‘Vomit Fraud’ Sounds Worse Than Surge Pricing | Gizmodo

Uber’s ‘Vomit Fraud’ Sounds Worse Than Surge Pricing | Gizmodo

As an Uber driver, you have to deal with low wages, an uncertain future, and the possibility of getting yelled at by the company’s billionaire founder. There’s also the more common issue of drunk people puking in your back seat. But a news report claims passengers in Miami are getting hit with fees even after […]

BMW launches Uber rival in the US | CarAdvice

BMW launches Uber rival in the US | CarAdvice

BMW has updated its ReachNow app to offer both car-sharing and ride-hailing, although the latter is only available in Seattle right now. In what’s claimed to be an industry first, residents of Microsoft’s home town can now hire a car or ask for a ride “from a professional driver” all within the same smartphone application. […]