New Uber Feature Urges Customers To 'Check Your Ride'Uber is releasing a new feature to help riders ensure they're getting into the right vehicles.
Lyft Putting Up 30 Million Shares In Initial Public OfferingLyft officially kicked off the investor road show for its initial public offering (IPO), putting 30 million shares up for sale Monday.
Uber Increasing Number Of Driver Background ChecksUber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.
Uber's New 'Express Pool' Service Will Require Riders To WalkUber is rolling out a service called 'Express Pool,' which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. Once linked, riders would need to walk to a common location.
Uber CEO Resigns Under Investor PressureTravis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company.
Lyft Joining Forces With Jaguar Land Rover In Tech VentureThe next Lyft car you book may soon be a Jaguar or a Land Rover. The British company behind the two iconic car brands announced that it was investing $25 million into Lyft to help the ride-hailing business expand.
Uber Moves To Repair Tainted Image With 20 Firings, 1 HiringUber, the world's leading ride-hailing company, has taken two big steps toward repairing its corporate image: It fired 20 employees for a host of harassment problems and hired an Apple marketing executive to rescue its tainted brand.
Mother Of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Killed In Boat AccidentThe mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said.
With New Law, Lyft, Uber Set To Return To Texas Capital CityRide-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, which left Texas's tech-savvy capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers intervened.
Texas Senate OKs Statewide Ride-Hailing RulesGiven final approval 20-10 on Wednesday, the bill brings ride-hailing companies under Texas regulatory control and imposes fees.
MedStar And Lyft Partnering Up To Transport Low Priority PatientsTarrant County Emergency Services is teaming up with a popular ride-hailing service to help people in need with transportation for non-emergency medical care.
Super Bowl Serves As Peacemaker Between Uber And HoustonAnybody using Uber in Houston during Super Bowl week can thank the big game for their ride. Up until a couple of months ago, it was unclear if the popular ride-hailing service would be helping shuttle sports fans.
DPD Shares Uber & Lyft Safety Tips Ahead Of Holiday WeekendBefore you get together with family and friends this holiday weekend, Dallas police have some suggestions to stay safe while on the roads in your own car or that of a car service.
California Puts Brakes On Uber's Self-Driving Car RolloutCalifornia has put the brakes on Uber's weeklong experiment with using self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco.
Lyft Ditching Moustaches For Light-Up BeaconsRide-hailing service Lyft, the underdog rival to Uber, is getting rid of its iconic pink moustache logo and replacing it with something more useful. The new beacons can communicate with people's smartphones.