All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘car services’

Uber Is Playing Dirty, According to Lyft

According to Lyft, rival on-demand car service Uber isn’t playing fair. CNNMoney is reporting that data obtained from Lyft suggests that Uber is strategically throwing wrenches into Lyft operations – mainly by requesting and then canceling rides. Obviously, this tactic would not only indispose Lyft drivers, making it harder keep up with customer demand, but it would also cost Lyft …

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Uber Is Now a $17B Company After Latest Funding

On-demand car service Uber has just announced a massive $1.2 billion injection from “some of the leading investors in the world,” which values the company at $17 billion (not counting what they already have in the war chest). With that announcement, Uber now operates in 128 cities in 37 countries around the world and says that they are directly responsible …

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Uber Driver Allegedly Kidnapped Drunk Woman, Took Her to Motel

One of the big questions facing on-demand car services like Uber is this: Exactly who the hell is driving me around? Really, that’s a question that many people ask themselves during any car ride with a stranger–taxis included. But services like Uber and Lyft are new players in the game and therefore under much more scrutiny, especially since they promise …

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