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Ford, Uber And Lyft Announce Agreement to Share Data

Ford Motor Company, Uber and Lyft today announced a pledge to SharedStreets, a new data platform designed – it’s claimed – to make it easier for the private sector to work with cities around the world to use your driving data to improve urban mobility. No mention of privacy or legal issues arising from the personnel data were addressed. Continue reading

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General Motors Sets Q4 2017 Dividend at 38 Cents

GM shares have moved higher since September – about +29.5% for the year. The company claims it is concentrating on ridesharing – the Lyft semi-acquisition looks brilliant – electric vehicles and self-driving cars. GM is also adding Maven Gig to more cities. Continue reading

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Toyota Begins Alliance with Grab Ride-Hailing Service

The stampede to cooperation with car sharing companies began with GM’s acquisition of Lyft – a Uber competitor – for $500 million in January of 2016. This was a surprising move to some – including automakers – who were out of touch with what was long derided as a moribund company., but was moving fast post-bankruptcy with a new generation of leaders. Continue reading

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Lyft and GM Express Drive Expands to Colorado, California

The expansion follows successful launches in Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Continue reading

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Mobility Company or Automaker? Toyota Signs MOA with Uber

This is a complicated deal, given Uber’s current legal and regulatory challenges in the U.S., as well as global business conditions and regulations, and – at the end of the road – consumer desires. Continue reading

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