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Lyft Oregon Trail Celebration

Get a Lyft in a covered wagon to celebrate the Oregon Trail

Lyft is no stranger to fun promotional tie-ins, and the latest celebrates 175 years of the Oregon Trail. This week, Lyft will offer covered wagon rides in downtown Portland, Oregon, free of charge to commemorate the historic route. Fifteen-minute rides will be given in the covered wagon with... read more

August 28, 2018 by
 
nuTonomy self-driving prototype on the streets of Boston

nuTonomy’s self-driving cars now giving Lyft users rides in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts-based self-driving car startup nuTonomy made headlines in 2016 when it launched the world’s first self-driving taxi service. Albeit a trial only... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
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Report: Uber’s Chinese rival Didi to expand to North America

A Chinese rival to ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft may be about to set up shop in North America. According to Reuters’ sources, Didi Chuxing plans to expand... read more December 8, 2017 by


 
Budweiser and Lyft partner for Prohibition-era rides

Get a Lyft in a Prohibition-era car thanks to Budweiser

For four hours on Wednesday, select New York City dwellers will have the chance to grab a ride via Lyft in a Prohibition-era car as Budweiser launches its limited-edition... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars

Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars

Ford has partnered with ride-sharing company Lyft to help accelerate the rollout of a fully self-driving taxi service. It’s a goal a number of firms spanning the... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Lyft and Waymo join forces to develop self-driving taxis, challenge Uber

A newborn partnership has emerged within the fluid and ever competitive self-driving car field. Waymo and Lyft have confirmed a partnership for future self-driving... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
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Private car ownership a thing of the past by 2025, predicts Lyft boss

Lyft President and co-founder John Zimmer says a majority of hailed rides will be in autonomous cars, as soon as 2021. Zimmer made the prediction in a manifesto of sorts... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
Lyft debuts Premier premium service

Lyft launches a luxury service to compete with Uber Black

Do you like luxury? Do you also have a disdain for your local taxi service? Well, you're probably already in luck because there's most likely an Uber Black vehicle circling... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
Ghostbusters Lyft Promotion

Lyft offering rides in new Ghostbusters Ecto-1 this weekend

The original Ecto-1, built for the 1984 movie "Ghostbusters," was a 1959 Cadillac hearse that, according to Dr. Ray Stanz, only needed work done to the suspension, shocks... read more June 30, 2016 by


 
Shaq as a Lyft driver

Shaq latest to go undercover as Lyft driver

Retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal probably doesn't need to work hard for the money these days—although his son is almost college-age—so it's safe to say that... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese Uber rival

Apple is perhaps signaling its future intentions regarding the auto industry with the announcement it is investing $1 billion in a Chinese rival to ride-sharing businesses... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
Google's autonomous Lexus RX450h

Google, carmakers, ride-sharing services team up to expedite autonomous cars

The list is a who's who of autonomous driving: Google, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Volvo, Uber, and General Motors Company-backed [NYSE:GM] Lyft have all banded together to... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
General Motors' Dan Ammann (center) with Lyft's John Zimmer (right) and Logan Green (left)

GM to develop on-demand autonomous car service with Lyft

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] today announced it is entering a long-term strategic alliance with Uber-rival Lyft to create an on-demand ride-sharing service that will rely... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
 

 
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