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With Austin Expansion, E-Scooter Startup Revel Gears Up for Long Haul...

Key Takeaway: Revel’s stability-first business model may interest investors looking for moderate...

SoftBank Curbs Excesses of Startup Founders After WeWork Debacle

SoftBank tightened the reins to curb the excesses of startup founders after the spectacular, multi-billion dollar failure of WeWork forced the tech...

Uber Seeing Daylight: Predicts Profitability After Latest, Massive Loss

Uber Technologies Inc., which has shown it can dominate the ride-sharing industry, has yet to prove to Wall Street that it can...

Uber Faces Another Ethical and Financial Challenge With Contractor Fight

Uber has been fighting for years to keep its 3.9 million drivers classified as independent contractors, which means they are in business...

Safety First: Self-Driving Optimus Ride Does Not Overwhelm

Optimus Ride marks its debut week of running New York City’s first test of a driverless shuttle, and it’s had no shortage...

Electric Scooters May Not Deliver on Green Promises, Study Says

Critics have called electric scooters a nuisance and safety risk; New York bans them. Still they grow, with promises of green urban...

Japan’s Flying Car Effort Pays off With NEC’s One-Minute Flight

As one of the world’s most densely populated countries, Japan takes flying cars seriously. And having missed taking the lead on electric...

Amazon May be Eyeing India’s Bustling Delivery Market with Uber Unit...

Amazon may be taking a huge step into India’s bustling food delivery market, seeking to improve its mixed record in deliveries.

Lyft Building Services for The Blind, Boosting ‘Woke’ Image

Lyft, trying to establish itself as the top ride sharing company leader for the disabled community, is boosting efforts to provide rides...

Xooox, British Ridesharing Startup, Offers An Ethical Alternative To Uber

Uber has grown in a decade to become the world’s largest ride-hailing company, with a market cap of $74 billion, and handling...

Taiwan’s Gogoro’s Headwinds May Rise Even with New Scooter Platform

Taiwan’s Gogoro unveiled its electric scooter rideshare app, as it seeks to keep its position as the country’s leader amid intensifying competition...

Waymo Ahead of Robotaxi Competitors, But Road is Long

Waymo pulled ahead in the robotaxi field with California allowing it to ferry passengers in its robot-controlled taxis. Still, the Alphabet unit...

India’s Ola Joins EV Mobility Startups Getting VC Love

Venture capital’s appetite for EV mobility startups shows no sign of satiation, as India’s electric-vehicle ride-sharing service Ola Electric Mobility gets a...

Why Uber Probably Isn’t Pivoting to Fintech

Uber earlier this month was reported to be adding financial services to its ride-hailing business and that it was hiring engineers with...

Uber, Lyft Target The Unhip: Medicare Patients Need Rides to Appointments

Uber and rival Lyft have set their sights on a not-so-hip crowd -- elderly passengers needing a ride to a medical appointment....

Russia vs. America in Race to Deploy Israel’s Self-Driving Vehicles

In a scene with echoes of the space race, American and Russian tech giants are competing to send cutting-edge technology to a...

Robotaxis: Not Quite Ready for Takeoff

On a foggy Monday afternoon, a helicopter crash in midtown Manhattan took a pilot’s life. This fatal accident in...

Ride-Sharing: Who Will Define the Future of Transport?

Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. More than a century ago, Ford Motor Co.’s...
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