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Grabbing an Uber? Now You Can Buy Your Own Insurance for the Ride

Chubb Ltd. has teamed with a technology startup to sell insurance to passengers of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to cover medical and other costs in the event of an accident......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Bird, Lime pull scooters from Santa Monica for a day after losing out to Uber, Lyft

Santa Monicans who planned to ride a Bird or Lime scooter on Tuesday will be out of luck. The shared electric vehicle companies have declared “A Day Without a Scooter” to rally public support for their brands. Bird and Lime scooters will be un.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 14 min. ago

An Uber for Trucks Is Hitting Obstacles in China

The industry is ripe for disruption, but it’s a lot tougher than ride-hailing......»»

Category: topSource: washpost21 hr. 59 min. ago

Uber names Matt Olsen as chief security officer

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] named Matt Olsen as its chief security officer, the ride hailing company's Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in a tweet on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 14th, 2018

Ride-hail drivers rush to register cars before license cap

New York City, the largest American market for Uber, is becoming the first U.S. city to regulate the growth of app-based rides. Uber drivers lined up for hours to register their cars Monday, the day... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 14th, 2018

Uber drivers take riders the long way at Uber"s expense

Many Uber drivers are taking unnecessarily long routes to drive up fares. But unlike with traditional taxis, it is the ride-hailing companies that are responsible for covering the bigger bill......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2018

Uber drivers take riders the long way at Uber"s expense

Many Uber drivers are taking unnecessarily long routes to drive up fares. But unlike with traditional taxis, it is the ride-hailing companies that are responsible for covering the bigger bill......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2018

Uber is going on the offensive and plotting clever ways to grow despite NYC"s cap on ride-hailing cars

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Uber drivers take riders the long way—at Uber’s expense

In a modern twist on an age-old practice from the yellow cab industry, many ride-hailing drivers are employing a practice known as longhauling—taking an unnecessarily longer route to a destination in order to drive up a fare......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2018

Uber drivers take riders the long way — at Uber"s expense

Many Uber drivers are taking unnecessarily long routes to drive up fares. But unlike with traditional taxis, it is the ride-hailing companies that are responsible for covering the bigger bill......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2018

Government Misunderstands Ride Hailing Apps

Uber Is Blamed for the Mistakes of New York’s Leaders Failing to understand market forces will make matters worse. Bloomberg, August 6, 2018       The N.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureAug 13th, 2018

Uber Drivers Take Riders the Long Way---at Uber"s Expense

Many Uber drivers are taking unnecessarily long routes to drive up fares. But unlike with traditional taxis, it is the ride-hailing companies that are responsible for covering the bigger bill......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 13th, 2018

Arguing For & Against New York"s Cap on Uber and Lyft Drivers

The New York City Council voted to regulate the number of vehicles from ride-hailing .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytAug 10th, 2018

New York ride-sharing cap leads to higher prices, longer wait times: Lyft

Ride-hailing service Lyft says New York’s decision to place a cap on the number of Uber and Lyft cars allowed in the city will lead to higher prices and longer wait times......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 10th, 2018

Will New York City’s cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles increase ride prices?

Ridesharing apps claim the new ruling will be bad for customers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

Uber and Lyft drivers debate whether to work during Unite the Right rally

Ride-share drivers — particularly those who are people of color — worry about facing hostility from racist riders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 10th, 2018

Philippines Greenlights Grab-Uber Deal, With Strings Attached

Philippine competition authorities have cleared the way for Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab to dominate the local market, approving its deal with Uber but imposing restrictions on services and threatening fines for breaches......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Will Uber Buckle Under New York"s Pressure?

Ride sharing service.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqAug 9th, 2018

Don"t Hold Your Breath for Uber to Buckle Under New York"s Pressure

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Category: futuresSource: nasdaqAug 9th, 2018

New York Plans to Limit Uber and Lyft Drivers

New York moved to become the first city in the U.S. to cap ride-hailing services including Uber and Lyft, freezing new vehicle licenses for one year while it studies the fallout from the booming industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 9th, 2018

NYC votes to cap Uber, Lyft growth

New York becomes the first U.S. city to limit ride hailing apps like Uber. Taxi drivers rejoice. Co-founder & CEO of ride sharing company Via has a different viewpoint......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 9th, 2018