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Lyft says wait times decrease as U.S. drivers mark gradual return

Jun 16 2021

Lyft Inc said on Wednesday the number of drivers on its U.S. ride-hail platform was gradually increasing, resulting in reduced wait times for customers and a modest decrease in surcharge pricing as travel rebounds from pandemic lows.

Americans are curious about electric trucks, but low cost, durability come first - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Jun 15 2021

While most Americans expect electric vehicles eventually to dominate the nation's roadways, many have greeted the first battery-powered models with skepticism, expressing concerns about the potential costs and inconveniences of owning such vehicles, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed.

Lyft launches EV rental pilot program for ride-hail drivers in Northern California

Jun 15 2021

Lyft Inc said on Tuesday it will launch an electric vehicle rental pilot program for ride-hail drivers in a part of the San Francisco Bay Area in partnership with a local utility.

RPT-FOCUS-Gig companies' push for state-level worker laws faces divided labor movement

Jun 09 2021

June 9 Uber and other gig economy companies are trying a new approach to ending their battles with unions, and getting ahead of possible federal regulation that could upend their business based on classifying workers as independent contractors.

FOCUS-Gig companies' push for state-level worker laws faces divided labor movement

Jun 09 2021

June 9 Uber and other gig economy companies are trying a new approach to ending their battles with unions, and getting ahead of possible federal regulation that could upend their business based on classifying workers as independent contractors.

Uber sees gradual return of U.S. drivers, modest decrease in wait times

Jun 01 2021

Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday drivers were gradually returning to its ride-hailing platform, allowing for a modest decrease in passenger wait times as the company seeks to take advantage of a post-pandemic return in travel demand.

Uber, Lyft launch U.S. vaccine rides program in White House partnership

May 24 2021

(Reuters) -Uber Technologies Inc and rival Lyft Inc on Monday launched COVID-19 vaccine ride programs in partnership with the White House, offering Americans free rides or discounts for their trips to and from a vaccination site. | Video

Uber launches U.S. vaccine rides program in White House partnership

May 24 2021

May 24 Uber Technologies Inc on Monday launched its COVID-19 vaccine rides program in partnership with the White House, offering all Americans an up to $25 discount for each of their trips to and from a vaccination site.

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