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Lyft steps up competition with up to 20 percent price drops

Days after raising $250 million in funding, the ride-sharing service announces a nationwide price cut.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Lyft launches 'Happy Hour' fares, its answer to surge pricing

The peer-to-peer car service says it'll do one better than its competitor Uber. Lyft lowers the cost of a ride when business is slow.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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Lyft sells carpooling business to Enterprise

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

By Jul. 12, 2013

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How the 'carstache' turned into marketing magic for Lyft

Lyft's quirky car ornament had made it the most recognized ride-sharing service in the industry. Lyft's President John Zimmer talks to CNET about the power of the stache.

By Sep. 29, 2013

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Lyft launches in Indianapolis, St. Paul, Atlanta

The ride-sharing company expands to three new cities, bringing its pink mustaches to a total of 10 markets in the US.

By Aug. 29, 2013

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Lyft CEO: Uber's efforts have no impact on our growth

CEO John Zimmer says the peer-to-peer car service has doubled the number of rides it's given in the last month, despite its competitor's promotional efforts.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

Controversial car-summoning app Uber says it will roll out service in places where regulators aren't restricting already existing rideshare businesses.

By Apr. 12, 2013

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Airbnb, Lyft partner with new share-economy advocacy group

A new nonprofit wants to promote and protect peer-to-peer services, but says it won't lobby the government.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar get tentative green light in Calif.

The California Public Utilities Commission issues a proposal that would allow drivers working for ride-sharing apps to freely take to the road if they agree to certain guidelines.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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Uber, Lyft, Sidecar get cease-and-desist letters from LA

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.

By Jun. 25, 2013