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Uber-protectionism hurts everyone

Uber-protectionism hurts everyone | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Popular ride-sharing service Uber has been operating for almost a year in South Africa, with services in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. It will be interesting to see what hurdles the service..
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Millennials drawn to car-sharing services, but eventually, they buy

Millennials drawn to car-sharing services, but eventually, they buy | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Car- and ride-sharing programs are changing the way city dwellers get around and the way millennials think about car ownership. Automakers have noticed and are experimenting with ways to adapt -- creating partnerships with car-sharing services or offering their own transportation services.
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A Comprehensive Guide to the NYC Lyft Saga

A Comprehensive Guide to the NYC Lyft Saga | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Lyft has been locked in a battle with the TLC and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over questions of its legality. Here's a look at the many speed bumps Lyft has hit on its journey to the Big App...
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Cities Grapple with Regulatory Status of Ride-Sharing Companies

Cities Grapple with Regulatory Status of Ride-Sharing Companies | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
For example, Annapolis, Md., has taken a hardline stance, requiring Uber to register as a taxi company before continuing its ride-sharing services in the city. Mayor Mike Pantelides cited safety concerns as one of the reasons TNCs should be regulated as taxis in a statement issued earlier this month. Lyft and Uber drivers and customers at Tennessee's Memphis...
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30 Companies Across Texas Sued - keyetv.com Austin News, Weather, Traffic KEYE-TV Austin - News - Top Stories

30 Companies Across Texas Sued - keyetv.com Austin News, Weather, Traffic KEYE-TV Austin - News - Top Stories | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Jennifer McPhail depends on her wheelchair to get around.Today, she's waiting for a ride from Lyft,
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Facebook and Uber Discuss Integration of Car Service Into Messenger

Facebook and Uber Discuss Integration of Car Service Into Messenger | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
A step toward turning the social network's communications app into a more robust offering.
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Can States Legislate a Solution to Ride-Sharing's Insurance Problems?

Can States Legislate a Solution to Ride-Sharing's Insurance Problems? | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Drivers working for transportation network companies (TNCs), such as Lyft and Uber, typically do so under their own personal insurance policies. Most of those don't cover commercial activities, however, leaving the TNCs' "excess" contingent liability coverage to cover the gap...
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Here's What's Next For Lyft, A $700 Million Ridesharing Company That's Battling To Launch In New York

Here's What's Next For Lyft, A $700 Million Ridesharing Company That's Battling To Launch In New York | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Lyft is not giving up in its efforts to launch in New York.
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Google and Uber Test WiFi in Uber Vehicles in Philadelphia

Google and Uber Test WiFi in Uber Vehicles in Philadelphia | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
The free Wifi in Uber vehicles will be tried out through Labor Day in the City of Brotherly Love.
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UberX and Lyft Personal Taxi Services: Colorado Regulations First in U.S.

UberX and Lyft Personal Taxi Services: Colorado Regulations First in U.S. | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
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Istat: Calano auto e moto, aumentano car sharing e bici

Istat: Calano auto e moto, aumentano car sharing e bici | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Migliora la qualità dell’aria. Sono 57 le amministrazioni che hanno attivato orti urbani da dare in gestione ai cittadini
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Uber is tapping into the too-drunk-to-drive market, user data suggest

Uber is tapping into the too-drunk-to-drive market, user data suggest | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
More on the link between e-hailing and DUIs.
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Uber will end surge pricing in emergencies under nationwide policy, says New York AG

Uber will end surge pricing in emergencies under nationwide policy, says New York AG | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Uber will make an exception to its surge-pricing policy during disasters and emergencies under a new policy announced on Tuesday.
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Lyft Launching in New York City After All

Lyft Launching in New York City After All | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Lyft announced it was launching its regular-folks-as-taxi-drivers service in New York City (NYC). But regulators put the brakes on the launch and Lyft stated that is was going... Keep reading →
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Uber CEO Targets Local Asia Rivals as H.K. Service Begins

Uber CEO Targets Local Asia Rivals as H.K. Service Begins | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Uber Technologies Inc., the popular ride-sharing company that’s challenging traditional cab services worldwide, expanded into Hong Kong as it takes on the slew of similar applications sprouting in Asia.
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Here's What 24 Hours In The Life Of A New York Taxi Looks Like

Here's What 24 Hours In The Life Of A New York Taxi Looks Like | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
If New York City's medallion cab drivers are worried about the sharing economy eating their lunch, going open source could help.
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Flywheel Taxi App Adds Advance Booking For Airport Trips

Flywheel Taxi App Adds Advance Booking For Airport Trips | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Taxi companies scored a new weapon in their battle against the ride companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, which have siphoned their business
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Lyft Strikes A Deal To Launch Service In New York City, But Pauses Operations In Buffalo And Rochester | TechCrunch

Lyft Strikes A Deal To Launch Service In New York City, But Pauses Operations In Buffalo And Rochester | TechCrunch | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Lyft has come to a bit of a resolution in the city and state of New York that will allow it to begin offering service in the city after two weeks of..
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Ride app Uber gets respite in German city of Hamburg

DUESSELDORF, Germany, July 25 (Reuters) - Uber, whosesmartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button, won a newlease of life in the German city of Hamburg on Friday when acourt suspended a ban
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Silicon Valley start-up Uber may find India ride bumpy

Silicon Valley start-up Uber may find India ride bumpy | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Plans to turn people's private cars into part-time taxis, but domestic laws and price-sensitive consumers might come in the way
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Driverless cars will change everything

Driverless cars will change everything | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Madison's controversy over ride^sharing apps is only the start. The apps and car sharing, like Madison's Community Car or the national Zipcar service, are already here. Google is testing the technology on the roads of California and Nevada, and Nissan recently announced that it will have a production model ready for anyone to buy by 2020..
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Uber Says They're Reducing DUI Arrests, But Police Say There's No Way To Tell

Uber Says They're Reducing DUI Arrests, But Police Say There's No Way To Tell | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft make it easier to get a ride instead of driving home wasted from the bar--but does this mean fewer people are driving drunk?
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Seoul Moves to Ban Uber, Plans Own App - Korea Real Time - WSJ

Seoul Moves to Ban Uber, Plans Own App - Korea Real Time - WSJ | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
The Seoul city government said Monday it would seek a ban on a car-hailing smartphone app from Uber Technologies Inc., joining a global battle by municipalities and traditional taxi services against the service.
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Ride Services Up Against Big Lobbying Push in Sacramento, Calif.

Ride Services Up Against Big Lobbying Push in Sacramento, Calif. | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Uber and fellow San Francisco ride service startups Lyft and Sidecar are exploding in popularity nationwide, but in Sacramento, they're being vastly outspent by their opponents when it comes to lobbying.
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Locataire Drivy cherche covoitureurs BlaBlaCar - Blog de Drivy

Locataire Drivy cherche covoitureurs BlaBlaCar - Blog de Drivy | Carsharing news | Scoop.it
Pourquoi ne pas proposer ses places vides sur Blablacar lorsqu’on loue une voiture Drivy ? On partage ainsi les frais de location, l’essence, le péage. Une solution gagnant-gagnant et conviviale.
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