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UberX cuts fares by more than 15 percent in top US cities

The peer-to-peer car service says it's now cheaper to order an Uber with your friends than it is to take the bus in its US cities.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Uber brings cheaper UberX taxi alternative to London

The car-hire firm has brought a less expensive version of its service to the U.K. capital for those who don't want to pay a premium for a ride in a luxury car.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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UberX rolls out price cut in California after regulatory win

The ride-sharing service tries cutting fares in Los Angeles and San Diego by 30 percent. If the lower prices increase demand substantially over the next two weeks, UberX will keep them low.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Car-sharing showdown: UberX offers free rides in Lyft's new cities

UberX gives out free rides in St. Paul, Indianapolis, and Phoenix shortly after Lyft announces its launch in two of those cities.

By Sep. 5, 2013

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More drivers come to UberX in San Francisco

The service, which uses hybrid vehicles and charges less than for traditional vehicles, will now have reduced wait times, thanks to more cars on the road.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Uber begins charging customers $1 'Safe Rides Fee'

Looking to help ease the costs of driver background checks and insurance, the on-demand car service adds a new fee to customers' bills.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Lyft drives into 24 new cities, now in 60 US markets

Ousting UberX as the ridesharing leader, Lyft currently operates in more US cities than any other peer-to-peer rides-on-demand platform. To celebrate, it's slashing prices.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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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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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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Uber battles D.C. regulators over the size of its cars

The Washington D.C. Taxi Commission outlaws UberX because it uses mid-size vehicles without a meter, which supposedly causes unfair competition to taxicabs.

By Aug. 21, 2013