The CEOs of Waymo, Tekedra Mawakana and Dmitri Dolgov, said that their company will now be primarily focused on ride-hailing services, and will be investing their efforts and resources accordingly.
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Lyft is preparing to lay off more than 1,000 employees in a mission to cut costs and become profitable. This represents a 30% cut in staff numbers. Employees will hear more next Thursday.
Lyft has announced that David Risher will take over as CEO of the company on April 17. He has leadership experience from Amazon and Microsoft. The CEO and President will chair the board of directors.
E-commerce giant Amazon is planning to lay off around 10,000 employees in corporate and technology jobs as soon as this week. The job cuts will affect people in Amazon's devices org, including Alexa.
The ride-hailing firm, Lyft, has announced it's cutting 13% of jobs. It said it needs to become leaner as a recession looms and insurance costs rise. The cuts will affect more than 650 people.
Uber and Lyft will cover the legal costs of their drivers who get fined for assisting someone to get an abortion by driving them to a clinic. Lyft announced measures to help customers too.
Lyft's ebike promises a modern design, a powerful 500-watt motor, an LED ring, and a 60 mile range on a single charge. It will be available for public beta testing in Bay area next week.
Uber and Lyft have established a mechanism in the U.S. to share lists of banned drivers who were kicked off of one of the services for serious violations so they can be kept off the other platform.
Lyft launched the safety initiative in collaboration with ADT to assist riders and drivers in select cities earlier this year. The feature is now being made available across the United States.
People in California have voted in favour of Proposition 22 which means app-based drivers will still be considered contractors but Uber, Lyft and others will have to make some concessions.
Lyft will add Venmo as a payment method for your rides in the next few weeks. The integration is rolling out in the U.S. and it will also let you split ride costs with friends or family.
Lyft is incentivizing users to vote on the election day by offering discounted rides. For the first time, the "Ride to Vote" initiative includes bikes and scooters in select cities.
After launching its car rental service in California last year, Lyft has partnered with SIXT to bring Lyft Rentals to more cities across the U.S. Users can rent a car from within the Lyft app.
These safety rules are meant to protect riders and drivers during the coronavirus pandemic, with both being required to wear face masks. Rule-breakers will be barred from the platform, the firm said.
Drivers, who've had their wages drop significantly due to the lockdowns, can earn money by making contact-less deliveries, which include meals, groceries, medical supplies among other necessities.
The company announced a new initiative in which it will deliver food and medical supplies during the pandemic. Moreover, the company's founders will be donating their salaries to help drivers.
Lyft introduced a new program today that will offer riders 15% discount on all rides and more perks to boot. Lyft Pink will cost $19.99 per month and it will be available in the near future.
The California State Assembly is one step closer to passing a new bill which will make it legally obligatory for companies in the gig economy to recognize their workers as employees.
In an effort to improve working conditions and minimum wages for drivers of ridesharing services, drivers of big tech companies like Uber and Lyft have taken to the streets and gone on strike.
Lyft is expanding its Grocery Access Program to 14 more cities across the United States and Canada, offering families living in food deserts cheaper transportation to grocery stores.
Lyft Rewards will be coming to various cities next month, enabling riders to earn points for each dollar they spend. These points can then be exchanged for rewards such as an upgrade to a Lyft Lux.
Anthony Foxx, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation under the Obama administration, will serve as Lyft's chief policy officer and adviser to the company's founders.
Waymo has been approved by the Arizona Department of Transportation to start picking up and dropping off paying riders around the state using its fleet of autonomous Fiat Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
Facebook has announced that organisations and businesses will be able to interact with the Community Help Crisis Response feature in order to more efficiently help people in need during crisis.
One of Uber's main rivals, Lyft, has decided to expand out of the United States for the first time. Next month, people from Toronto will be able to use the ride hailing service. Pricing isn't known.
Alphabet's CapitalG has invested $1 billion into the ride hailing service, Lyft. The move is likely happening in order to strengthen the opposition to their respective competitor, Uber.
Alphabet is believed to be examining a potential investment in Lyft to the tune of $1 billion. Should it proceed, the cash injection would help shore up the company against its main rival, Uber.
If you've ever had a late night food craving while riding home in a Lyft and wanted to take a detour to your local Taco Bell, that opportunity will be available to some users starting this month.
The ride-hailing company, Lyft, and Waymo have come to a deal to bring about an autonomous ride-hailing service. The two companies hope that they can better compete against Uber with the deal.
Ride-sharing service Lyft - which offers an alternative to Uber in many cities - has now made the journey to the Windows Store. The app is available to download on Windows 10 PCs, phones, and tablets.
The car manufacturer together with the US' second largest ride sharing service are looking to get an edge over rivals by testing out the biggest fleet of autonomous vehicles ever, starting next year.
Uber's business is booming across its core markets, yet the company is still losing money and has confirmed that over the first half of 2016, $1.27 billion dollars have been lost. What's gives?
Uber is reportedly giving up on its Chinese operations and selling them to its main rival, Didi Chuxing. Meanwhile, Didi will invest $1 billion in Uber's global business and get a seat on the board.
Lyft continues its drive to match Uber in the most important areas by releasing a new luxurious ride option called "Lyft Premiere", which can be called just as easily as your typical Lyft car.
Texans will soon struggle to get home, as Uber and Lyft have terminated their operations in Austin. The ride-sharing services lost a legal battle to repeal a law which will see increased checks.
A number of high-profile companies, including Google, Ford and Uber have come together to form a lobbying and advocacy group, in an effort to speed up regulation and adoption of self-driving cars.