Ride sharing is expected to be the next big thing in transportation, especially when self driving cars eliminate human drivers. But there are hidden expenses involved that may make them less profitable than predicted.
Congress is considering legislation that would establish standards for connected and autonomous cars. The devil, as always, is in the details.
Lyft says it expects the majority of rides in 2021 will be in self driving electric cars. It pledges that it will use 100% renewable energy to keep those cars charged. Some may be autonomous Chevy Bolt electrics from GM.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has been placed on a leave of absence by the company’s board of directors following a scathing report from former attorney general Eric Holder.
Lyft has unveiled a package of new features designed to make drivers happier and help them earn more money.
As a result of a story in the New York Times recently, a grand jury in San Francisco is now investigating Uber to see if it violated any laws by using an app called Grayball in Portland Oregon to disguise its activities from public officials in April, 2014.
Every organization reflects the values of its leader. In the case of Uber, that may not be such a good thing.