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Uber to launch carpooling service for commuters in China

The service pairing drivers with passengers heading in the same direction will debut in China before expanding to other markets around the world.

By 23 September 2015


Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative

Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.

By 7 July 2015


Carpool startup Ride launches, with a different plan in mind

The latest entrant in the ride-hailing industry is hoping to make waves by focusing more on car-sharing with commuters rather than on-demand rides.

By 8 April 2015


Meet our future RoboSimian heroes

Move over, bipeds and humanoid robots. Take a closer look at the ape-like rescue robot from NASA JPL that turned heads at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge.

By 6 July 2015


Lyft CEO: I'm not just a customer, I'm a driver too

Logan Green, the ride-hailing service's co-founder and CEO, discusses his company's vision and his larger competition at the South by Southwest festival.

By 17 March 2015


Lyft sells carpooling business to Enterprise

The ride-sharing company sells carpooling service Zimride to the car rental company.

By 13 July 2013


Carpool creation site open for business

The Web app Group Carpool sets out to make organizing carpools for events easy, with a simple interface and no log-in required.

By 30 May 2013


Uber and Spotify set to announce partnership?

A new setup will let ride-sharers listen to their Spotify tunes when they climb into an Uber vehicle, according to a report.

By 16 November 2014


Lyft gives way to ride with strangers, split fares

Ride-sharing apps have gone to the next level by including the ability to catch a ride with another passenger on your route for a discounted price. Lyft thinks its service can lead the way.

By 7 August 2014


From Geek Street to Main Street: Ride sharing's road to a mass market

Ride-sharing apps are increasingly making a mark in the US, but can they really appeal to drivers outside of tech-focused circles?

By 18 November 2013