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The reality of how much you'll earn as an Uber driver

Ride-hailing driving comes with hidden costs

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The best vehicles to drive for Uber or Lyft might surprise you

Picking the right vehicle for ridesharing is your key to profit

Choosing the right tool for the job can be the difference in turning a profit.

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Lyft offers free EV charging to Portland drivers

Don't be surprised if your next ride is an electric car

Don't be surprised if your next ride is an electric car.

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Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas

That makes it the largest commercial self-driving program in the U.S.

That makes it the largest commercial self-driving program in the U.S.

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Note to rideshare passengers: 4 stars is a kiss of death

Now, Lyft requires you to explain why you gave someone less than 4 stars

Now, Lyft requires you to explain why you gave someone less than 4 stars

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Numerous ride-hailing cars have open safety recalls, says CR

Open recalls include Takata airbags

Open recalls include Takata airbags.

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How to become an Uber or Lyft Driver

Here's how to sign up, and what's expected of you

Here's how to sign up, and what's expected of you.

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Uber prices its stock IPO at the low end, as trading begins on Friday

Lyft stock is down 23 percent from the price it debuted at

Lyft stock is down 23 percent from the price it debuted at.

Lyft shares hit record low, adding pressure to Uber ahead of IPO

It posts $1.1 billion quarterly loss

It posts $1.1 billion quarterly loss.

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Uber drivers strike, hoping IPO riches will trickle down

'Digital picket line' goes up, with passengers joining #UberShutDown

'Digital picket line' goes up, with passengers joining #UberShutDown.

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Ride-hailing drivers across the U.S. to strike ahead of Uber IPO

It may be tough to find a ride the morning of Wednesday, May 8

It may be tough to find a ride the morning of Wednesday, May 8.

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How to deal with problem rideshare customers

First and foremost, be proactive

First and foremost, be proactive.

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What's behind Lyft’s failure to rise

Lyft's stock hasn't taken off after its IPO. Here's what the analysts have to say

Lyft's stock hasn't taken off after its IPO. Here's what the analysts have to say.

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Lyft offers free bikeshare trips on Earth Day

You’ll need your network's app and the promo code EARTHDAY19

You'll need your network's app and the promo code EARTHDAY19.

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Uber, Lyft implement new safety measures after student's death

'Check your ride, every time': license plate, make/model and driver

'Check your ride, every time': license plate, make/model and driver.

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Pros and cons of working in the gig economy

Whether giving rides, delivering food or doing odd jobs, here's what you should know

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Lyft gets a lift from its 'nice guy' image compared to Uber

Though smaller, it does big business as its stock begins trading today

Though smaller, it does big business as its stock begins trading today.

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GM considers options for its Lyft stake following IPO

GM shareholders do not have a consensus view

GM shareholders do not have a consensus view.

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Alternatives to driving for Uber or Lyft

Here are some other gig opportunities

This article was written for Autoblog by our friends at Ridester, a terrific resource dedicated to helping rideshare drivers maximize their potential, as well as providing news, information and money-saving promotions for drivers, riders and other participants in the bourgeoning gig economy. A few years ago, if you were looking for alternatives to driving for Uber but didn't want to lose the independence and flexibility the company offered, your only alternative was essentially Lyft. Of course

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