Tag Archives: Lyft

Buyer beware: How to avoid buying a used Uber or Lyft car

If you are looking to buy a used car—beware!  Former Uber and Lyft vehicles are popping up in used car lots without any warning to you, the potential buyer. Experts tell us their wear and tear is worse than what typical used cars experience, which could lead to costly repairs and maintenance for the next owner. West Palm Beach resident ... Read More »

Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over exit From Austin, Texas

Former Uber technology Inc and Lyft Inc drivers in Austin, Texas, on Thursday accused the ride-hailing groups of breaking a federal regulation with the aid of unexpectedly halting operations in the city after voters subsidized a degree requiring them to fingerprint drivers. The lawsuits filed in federal court in San Francisco, in which the companies are based totally, stated Uber ... Read More »

Lyft Is Gaining on Uber in the US as It Spends Big for Growth

Visit many of America’s top landmarks, and amid the crowds of tourists, you’ll find hip, young people in pink, mustache T-shirts. This small army, spread across 20 of the largest US cities, has been out in full force since late last year, handing out $50 Lyft ride vouchers to anyone passing by. For those who happen to miss the street ... Read More »

Uber, Lyft Hitting Los Angeles’ Taxi Industry Hard

Uber and Lyft are eviscerating the taxi industry in Los Angeles three years after they began operating in the city, officials say. Thanks to the ridesharing services, which enable independent drivers to offer rides via a smartphone application, “taxicab service demand indicators have dropped (total trips and dispatch trips) beginning in the second half of 2013 and increasing through 2015,” ... Read More »

Lyft and GM Roll Out Car Rental Program to Attract More Drivers

Drivers for ride-hailing app Lyft will no longer face the imperative of owning a car under a rental program launched on Monday with General Motors Co. The initiative is the first to come out of a two-month-old partnership between the automotive giant and ride service upstart, and is Lyft’s latest move to get more drivers on its app as it ... Read More »