When Deb Fink heard about a company that could drive her 9-year-old son to his after-school program, she balked at the idea of putting him in a car with a stranger. Now she is sold, and grateful for the handful of ride-hailing companies that have emerged at a time when children are expected to accomplish a dizzying array of extracurricular activities and the boundaries between work and home have blurred. Among them are HopSkipDrive, Kango and Zum, hatched as startups primarily led by working m
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It posts $1.1 billion quarterly loss.
Uber and Volvo retrofit SUVs in San Francisco for "self-driving" tests, yet there will still be someone behind the wheel.
The new service will have 70 million passengers and 100,000 registered cabbies.
General Motors and Lyft will launch Express Drive in April specifically targeted for ride-hailing drivers who need vehicles.
With Uber's IPO rumored to launch sometime within the next 24 months, it appears on-demand commuter services are here to stay. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with commentary from Autoblog Green's Sebastian Blanco.
With Uber’s IPO rumored to launch sometime within the next 24 months, it appears on-demand commuter services are here to stay.