Uber, Lyft: Ride-hailing Landscape (Mergers, Apps, Ridership, Revenue and other news)

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    Lyft’s ride-hailing business is starting to claw its way out of a deep hole
    Ridership and revenue are still down year over year, but they’re steadily improving compared to earlier this year
    November 10, 2020
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21559174/lyft-q3-2020-earnings-rides-prop-22-covid
     
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    Uber is still getting hammered by COVID, though things are looking slightly better
    The company’s gross bookings only fell 10 percent year over year, compared to steeper drops in previous quarters
    November 5, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/5/21551683/uber-q3-2020-earnings-revenue-loss-delivery
     
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    Uber will let riders reserve trips up to 30 days in advance and pick a 'favorite' driver
    Uber Reserve rolls out in select cities this week
    November 10, 2020

    https://www.techspot.com/news/87546-uber-riders-reserve-trips-up-30-days-advance.html
    Uber: Push a Button, Plan Your Ride: Introducing Uber Reserve
     
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    Didi takes its overseas expansion drive to New Zealand but is the ride-hailing market big enough to make a difference?
    November 13, 2020
    https://www.scmp.com/tech/start-ups...seas-expansion-drive-new-zealand-ride-hailing
     
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    Lyft extends its Emergency Help feature to drivers and riders across the US
    The rideshare company and ADT started testing the safety measure earlier this year
    November 18, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/lyft-adt-emergency-help-roll-out-nationwide-170046220.html
    Lyft: Lyft Launches Emergency Help, Supported by ADT, to Riders and Drivers Nationwide
     
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    Uber and Lyft just scored a huge federal transportation contract
    The five-year $810 million contract authorizes the companies to provide transportation to over 4 million federal employees
    November 23, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/23/21611553/uber-lyft-gsa-government-contract-amount
     
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    India to allow Uber and rivals to charge 20% commission
    Industry experts had warned that a 10% cap would hit revenue and operations
    November 27, 2020

    https://tech.hindustantimes.com/tec...s-to-charge-20-commission-71606472741604.html
    TechCrunch: India sets rules for commissions, surge pricing for Uber and Ola
     
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    Uber raising trip prices 24% in new year in response to Seattle’s new minimum wage law for drivers
    December 30, 2020
    https://www.geekwire.com/2020/uber-...sponse-seattles-new-minimum-wage-law-drivers/
     
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    Lyft's shared rides return with COVID measures and advanced booking
    You can save money if you don't mind waiting.
    July 15, 2021
    https://www.engadget.com/lyft-shared-rides-return-133317382.html
     
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    Uber, Lyft take different spending routes in race to add drivers
    August 5, 2021
    https://www.reuters.com/technology/...-spending-routes-race-add-drivers-2021-08-05/
     
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    Lyft’s first-ever safety report reveals over 4,000 assaults between 2017-2019
    There were also 10 fatal assaults between 2017-2019
    October 22, 2021

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/22...eport-2017-2019-physical-sexual-assault-death
     
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    Uber aims for 50,000 Teslas on its platform by 2023
    October 27, 2021
    https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/27/22747184/uber-tesla-rent-drivers-hertz-cost-2023
     
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    Uber Gains After Posting First Adjusted Profit on Ride Recovery
    November 4, 2021
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...rofit-on-ride-hailing-rebound-delivery-demand
     
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    Uber reintroduces shared rides with a new name
    Take an UberX Share for a more affordable ride
    November 16, 2021

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/16/22786147/uber-uberx-share-rides-carpooling-new-name
     
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    Uber's $10 One subscription gives you VIP access to rides and deliveries
    The membership offers perks like better-rated drivers and regular discounts.
    November 17, 2021
    https://www.engadget.com/uber-one-subscription-140045273.html
    Uber: Introducing Uber One: one membership bringing together the best of Uber
     
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    Uber on brink of pausing operations in Brussels after court ruling
    November 26, 2021
     
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    Uber will let people in India order a taxi through WhatsApp
    December 2, 2021
    Uber: Booking an Uber ride just got as easy as sending a WhatsApp message
     
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    Uber will pay $2.2 million to settle claims it overcharged riders with disabilities
    The company will also have to waive wait time fees for two years.
    July 18, 2022
     
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    Uber doesn’t have to provide wheelchair-accessible vehicles in every city, judge rules
    Judge rules that Uber is not in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
    July 26, 2022
     
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    Uber will start showing drivers how much they’ll be paid for accepting a trip
    They’ll also get to see ride requests in their area
    July 29, 2022
    Uber: Only on Uber: more flexibility, choice, and support
     
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    Uber attracts record number of drivers as cost of living bites
    August 2, 2022
     
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    Uber tie-up with Omio adds train and coach booking to app — starting with UK
    August 3, 2022
     
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    Lyft rides post-COVID recovery to record earnings, but faces inflationary headwinds
    August 5, 2022
     
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    Uber is shutting down its free loyalty program later this year
    You have until October 31st to spend your leftover Uber Rewards points
    August 13, 2022
     
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