Between this and the partnership with GM, Lyft appears ready to bring the battle to Uber.
At its simplest, consider it GM's equivalent of Zipcar.
The startup couldn't compete with better-funded rivals Uber and Lyft.
Starting next year, Lyft, Uber and other ride-share companies will legally be allowed to pick up passengers at the city's major airports and tourist destinations.
The service lets passengers find cheap rides from one city to another in 19 countries. But Brazil, not the US, is next on the company's expansion list, CEO Frédéric Mazzella says.
A commercial court orders Uber to shut down its low-cost service in the Belgian capital within 21 days.
The bill would limit the personal information that services such as Uber and Lyft can request or require from their customers.
San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.
Uber's fledgling service in China will face tough competition from taxi-hailing company Kuaidi, which already boasts more than 150 million riders in 350 cities.
South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.