The newly merged companies Kuaidi Dache and Didi Dache are considering bus-hailing and carpooling, in addition to a way to hail nearby designated drivers after a few drinks. And they’re confident they can beat Uber.
The legislation would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to fine companies that do not adhere to the policies, BuzzFeed News reports exclusively.
Uber drivers in California, Illinois, and Washington will be able to access pay-per-mile insurance that will cover them when they’re not on a ride.
Two companies in Asia backed by Softbank Capital and one in the U.S. have discussed cross-booking and integrated apps.
The company’s “Marketplace” feature, which allows riders to request rides based on things like price, ETA, or type of vehicle, now lets you choose a female driver.
Peers, an online community for sharing economy workers, announces a homeshare liability insurance program and a short-term vehicle lease program for rideshare workers whose cars are under repair.
It requires background checks going back seven years and $1 million in insurance.
“Your account has been permanently deactivated due to hateful statements regarding Uber through Social Media.” UPDATE: Uber says it canceled the account because of “an error by the local team” and has reactivated the driver.
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The company says the service will significantly reduce traffic in Los Angeles.
The company is suing the city of Columbus, Ohio to keep its records private. Uber won a similar lawsuit last week.
In streets across the country, taxis, rideshare companies, and regulators are locked in a fight to the death. To sort out the confusion and controversy, I got behind the wheel.