Uber imposed a $1-per-ride surcharge it called a “Safe Rides Fee” in 2014, but it was a just a play for profit. The money collected by the company from the fee. Read the rest of the story here.
Uber and Lyft have handily deflected any competition so far. Together, the two ride-hailing giants capture more than 98% of market spending, according to analytics company Second Measure. Read the full story here.
If you feel like you’re wasting more time stuck in Grand Rapids traffic, you’re right, according to a newly released report. Read the full story here.
A Joliet rideshare driver says passengers are routinely carting narcotics into Ubers and Lyfts. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory explains inside the problem and how each company is trying to combat the bad behavior. Read the whole story here.
When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want to change that. To them I say: good luck. Read the whole story here.
Uber posted its largest-ever quarterly loss -- $5.2 billion -- this week, as it faces increasing competition and investor scrutiny as a publicly-traded company. Read the whole story here.
The ride-booking company Uber launched a new ride option in San Diego Thursday, allowing certain Uber Pool riders to reach their destination in roughly the same time as a non-shared ride like an Uber X. Read the whole story here.
On a cool November afternoon last year, Maria Scarpa, 87, finished shopping at a Hallandale Walmart and dialed a number for GoGoGrandparent, a California startup that functions as a middle man between ride-hailing apps and elderly men and women without...
A generous Uber driver took matters into her own hands after discovering her passenger was waiting until Christmas to afford new clothes. Read the full story here!
You know how Uber stock is down like 20% after the company reported that it had somehow managed to lose $5.2 billion in one single quarter? Read the rest of the story here.