Uber and Lyft are in a battle for user loyalty, and riders may win
Customers are shopping between the two ride-hail leaders and taking the car with the better price.
Ride-sharing customers are becoming less loyal.
Americans who used both Uber and Lyft in the last quarter of 2018 accounted...
An APP that sends a ping to the drivers closest to the pick up.
Free Market pricing similar to when Uber/Lyft decide on a Price Surge based on Supply and Demand.
Sort of like the Ebay of Ride Share.
The difference with this APP is the drivers decide on the price and PAX can decide to accept...
By using its own system and processes against them. One of Uber's weaknesses is its rating system. Because of the sheer number of transactions, Uber can't possibly investigate all complaints in a timely manner or in any detail. They rely on feedback and make assumptions.
Uber's competitors have...
Hey guys a poster in Austin Texas, member clayinaustin gave me this bit of info yesterday.
Lime will offer car sharing in Seattle, moving beyond bikes and scooters
You might be familiar with Lime from its brightly branded dockless scooters and bikes littered across urban landscapes, but...
At midnight on any given Saturday, hundreds of people across Milwaukee sling back their last drinks, step out of bars, pull up Uber apps - and are shocked to discover their ride home will cost $20.
But not shocked (or sober) enough to turn it down, given...
I met the Teamster's Union rep for ABDA last week but left feeling that that was more hope in self-organizing. What's been tried here and why hasn't it worked? It should be obvious to everyone that market power resides in the collective of the drivers, who own the means of production...ie...
Is it true that they are charging only 7.5% commission? Anyone signed up with OLA yet?
Heard they got the permission to operate in Queensland and starting soon in Brisbane and Gold Coast.
Would appreciate reviews.
Who's Competing with Uber?
Article from CNBC, author by Uptin Saiidi
Uber faces fierce competition across the globe.
The controversial tech company has lost billions of dollars over the past few years amid its attempts to gain users and penetrate major markets: Last year it lost $4.5 billion...
For 35 years, John Shannon of West St. Paul has made a living as a cab driver. But the last few years have been hard. Growing competition from ride sharing services is threatening the industry's survival.
We've all seen it. The Pax steps out onto the sidewalk of a chosen favorite hunting ground, looks around, then pulls out a phone and begins scrolling through it. the Pax then looks up sharply at the waiting cars.
This immediately gets the attention of XL and Select.
As well as the X members...
Qantas has announced the seven winners of its contest as follows:
Congratulations to the winners of the Uber Driver-Partner Competition:
C Grossek, QLD
A Sarwari, SA
P Eland, TAS
J Burge, ACT
C Sussa, WA
K Welinski, NSW
N Bruni, VIC.
Wonders never cease! I opened my driver app and there were details of a competition involving Uber and Qantas.
One driver from each state and from the ACT stands to win a Qantas flight voucher worth $500 plus an accommodation voucher worth $500.
To enter, you need to state in 25 words or less...
Fed up with Uber? Londoners now have a cheaper alternative
Uber faces a new challenger in London with the launch of a rival car-hailing app that promises to undercut the American giant on price as well as paying its drivers more.
Taxify, an Estonian company that has spread across Europe...
RydenGo gets ready to take on Lyft and Uber
Posted 1 hour ago by Kristen Hall-Geisler (@kristenhg)
RydenGo is cooking up a new model for ride hailing. Rather than taking...
Uber's biggest competitors include: Lyft, Curb, Didi (China), Grab, Ola, and more,
especially in major markets like big cities such as NYC, LA and SanFran.
On the UberEats side, include Grubhub and Doordash, among...
I drive for Uber and Lyft at the same time to preserve the right to choose unless I'm going for a promotion. Also, I almost never ride Uber for the simple fact that I can't tip through the app.