Ride-sharing

Uber Technologies

Judge to rule whether Uber deserves new London licence

A British judge is set to inform Uber today if it has won back its London operating licence after it was eliminated over security concerns, the most recent period of a long-running...

Didi V2X

Didi and BYD to launch co-designed ride-hailing EV in China

BYD received approval from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to market an electrical sedan version known as D1 last month, based on government records. ...

Uber Technologies

Uber says it is fit and proper in battle to win back London licence

Ride-hailing leader Uber Technologies have told a London court it had addressed concerns over safety as it struggles to win back its operating licence in a few of its main markets,...

Uber Technologies

Uber attempts to win back London licence in latest court battle

Ride-hailing app Uber will battle in court Tuesday to win back its licence to operate in London after the city’s transportation regulator eliminated it over safety issues.

Ride Hailing

California court ruling gives voters last word over ride-sharing protections

A California appeals court avoided a shutdown of ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft in the state, effectively handing a decision over gig worker benefits and cover voters in a Nov...

Uber Technologies

Uber to operate food delivery even if ride-sharing business forced shut in California

Uber Technologies has said it would continue operating its revenue-generating food delivery company Uber Eats even if its ride-hail business should be pushed shut in California at ...

Lyft

Lyft to provide drivers with partition shields as COVID-19 protection

Lyft said it would distribute some 60,000 vehicle partition shields to its most-active drivers as a protection against the coronavirus and begin selling the custom-made protective ...

Uber Technologies

Uber extends mask requirements for drivers and riders

Uber Technologies extended indefinitely a requirement for drivers and riders on its platform to wear a face covering or mask and launched a new campaign video to educate users abou...

Uber Bus

Uber bus just around the corner on post-COVID-19 public transit map

Urban transportation’s transformation has shifted up a gear as the coronavirus crisis turns travel habits on their head, with Uber making allies of public transit systems by ...

Uber Technologies

Colombian court overturns restriction on Uber Technologies

A Colombian court has overturned an order which forced ride-hailing app Uber to briefly suspend operations in the country last year and change its service provision model.

Driver

California regulator says Uber and Lyft drivers are employees

Drivers working for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies and Lyft will be considered employees under California’s new gig worker law, the state’s leading ind...

Lyft

Lyft says May rides jump 26% from prior month, but down 70% YoY

Ride-hailing firm Lyft has said that rides on its platform rose 26% in May from the previous month helped by strong growth in cities where coronavirus-induced restrictions have bee...

Lyft

Lyft to require passengers and drivers to wear masks

Lyft will require both passengers and drivers to wear masks and complete a health certification program, including confirming before each ride that they are not displaying symptoms...

BAIC Group

BAIC and Didi plan car leasing service amid new car sales slowdown

Chinese automaker BAIC Group and ride-hailing service provider Didi Chuxing plan to team up with other industry players to lease BAIC’s cars to customers amid concerns about ...