Much like Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’, this week in rideshare news is much quieter than previous weeks have been. Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers the new ‘quiet’ mode, a potentially devastating blow to the independent contractor debate, and how drivers are (not) gaming the system.
The spotlight is all on Uber this week, from its first day of trading on Friday to the strike (against Uber and Lyft on Thursday) and more. Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers Uber’s trading news, plus who is controlling the narrative nowadays, in this week’s round up.
In this week’s round up, senior RSG contributor John Ince discusses the upcoming strikes scheduled for May 8, Uber and Lyft’s IPO troubles, and the driver hiring freeze in New York City.
In this week’s round up, senior RSG contributor John Ince covers Uber’s IPO and (pipe-dream?) valuation, plus how companies like Toyota and Tesla are doubling down on the idea of autonomous vehicles. How likely is this all to happen? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Want to hear more of The Rideshare Guy? Listen to my interview on the Smarter Cars podcast, where we discuss driving for Uber/Lyft, the impact of rideshare on cities, autonomous fleets and more.
In this weekly roundup, it’s all about the money: who’s got it, where it’s going, and who’s not getting much of it. Senior RSG contributor John Ince outlines all the money issues (and another lawsuit) involving Uber and Lyft’s IPO announcements.