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Lyft capitalizing on Uber’s woes

Management crises and upheaval at U.S. ride-hail giant Uber have allowed Lyft, a distant No. 2 in the market, to gain some ground.

Ride hail giant Uber adds tipping to its app

New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission’s (TLC) position on tipping within ride-hail apps has prompted Uber to add the feature to its application.

Didi Chuxing testing self-driving cars in California

Didi Chuxing, the Chinese-based Uber rival, has opened a research lab in Mountain View, California to focus on AI-based security and intelligent driving technologies.

Startup E-FLEET gives ride hail drivers another option

E-FLEET.com, a startup that provides those looking to join the ride-hail business with an electric vehicle, wants to give ride hail drivers another option to buying or leasing a car to drive for Uber or Lyft.

Ride hail and autonomous tech creating new advertising venue

Ride hail giant Uber, valued at upwards of $60 billion, and Asian rival Didi Chuxing, valued at $25 billion, have already carried more than three billion passengers in the relatively short lifespan of the ride hail industry.