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Lyft Operations Expand into Detroit

As a part of Lyft’s $100 million investment nationwide, they are combining their temporary Detroit locations to form a new permanent one in the same city. Their goal is to improve services, benefit drivers, and pique the interest of local auto partners. Lyft communications specialist Zachary Kizer said that the company is excited by how the Detroit community has welcomed Lyft and that furthe

Lyft Offers Self-Driving Car Trips in Boston

As of December 2017, rideshare services and autonomous cars are now being paired in Boston. Lyft is using autonomous vehicles here that have been developed by a startup company known as NuTonomy. Passengers can now be picked up in these cars at the Seaport District in Boston, which happens to be a booming tech hub. Due to the short history of autonomous vehicles and safety concerns, these cars ar

Uber and Lyft in Texas

Two days after Proposition 1’s defeat on May 7th; Uber and Lyft pulled their respective businesses out of the city of Austin. A superficial scan of the story (i.e. title skimming) might yield an inaccurate assumption that Austin has forced them out of the city. However, that is far from the truth, Lyft and Uber decided to team up for a fight in Texas, beyondAustin City Limits. Many do not re

Uber and Lyft: More Than a Fingerprint

The fight against fingerprinting is heating up. Normally bitter rivals; Uber and Lyft; have decided to put aside their differences to team up and fight a foe that is far too powerful for either to topple alone. It is worth noting (because many are unaware), Austin is not the only city that requires drivers submit their fingerprints before driving. In fact, the entire state of Texas requires that

Uber and Lyft Fight Fingerprinting

Austin recently started a highly publicized fight with ride sharing companies Lyft and Uber. The ride start up sourcing super powers; exhibited uncharacteristic coadjuvancy, by aligning in solidarity against the tyrannical will of the Citizens of “old Austin.” Unfortunately, in this case Uber and Lyft were slain by the Goliath that is Texas’s fourth biggest city and historic liberal haven. Basica

GM Might Be King of the Autonomous Auto Future

When General Motors (GM) first announced their alliance with Lyft, many people were not able to extrapolate how that union would yield results in auto autonomy. Now, it seems that they will be in the best position when legislation catches up to technology. None of their competitors have an infrastructure anywhere near advanced as the American auto group’s. But how did GM investing in a ride-sourci

GM and Lyft can Crush Uber

General Motors recently invested $500 million into the lesser know ride sourcing competitor to Uber; Lyft. Beyond, the auto group’s apparent move into the ride sourcing business, the union was said to be instigated mostly out of the necessity to establish an infrastructure for the autonomous auto inevitability. Though it went without saying that there would also be some overlaps in terms of ride s

Lyfting Expectations

Lyft, as many may or may not know, is Uber’s main competitor. They have established themselves as Diet Uber, all the same great taste, just without Kalanick. One Kalanick is evil enough. He’s not actually evil, but he does loosely resemble a successful workaholic. While Lyft has an efficacy rate equal to that of Uber (one could even argue that it is better due to a lack of scandals (or at least

Autonomous Autos: GM and Lyft

We are in a crucial time in transportation; with looming automotive revolutions around every corner. The biggest improvement pending is autonomous autos. Self-driving cars are less than 5 years away from becoming the biggest technological advancement since the internet. All automakers tech and delivery companies know about it; soon even Tide is going to be looking for a way into the new transporta