Rideshare Aims to Expand Partnerships with Dealers and OEMs

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 14, 2017
Sitbaq, a rideshare operating in the San Francisco Bay Area, is looking at ways to provide incentives to drivers through partnerships with insurance companies, local dealerships, and automakers, Mobility Buzz has learned. Founded in late 2015, Sitbaq does not operate as a traditional on-demand rideshare, but instead as a reservation system in which a rider can request a car between […]

5 Under-the-Radar Rideshares Looking to Offer Leasing to Drivers

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 12, 2017
There appears to be an increasing trend for rideshares to offer some kind of leasing incentive (a la Uber Xchange) to drivers as an incentive. Many of these rideshares are newcomers, operating on a small scale or geographical area, while others have been around for a few years, and have driven several thousand passengers around. These rideshares […]

SPLT ‘In Talks’ with OEM to Launch Carshare Model, Exec Says

  • Natalie Mattila
  • June 12, 2017
SPLT is “in talks” with an automaker to integrate its carpool app into the OEM’s connected vehicles, as part of the startup’s plans to launch a carsharing model, Kristin Welch, SPLT’s head of business development and corporate strategy, told Auto Finance News. SPLT envisions shifting its model from B2B to business-to-business-to-consumer, Welch said. Coworkers can […]

Rideshare in Guam to Rollout Leasing Option for Drivers

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 9, 2017
Stroll Guam, a rideshare operating in the U.S. territory in the Pacific, is actively working on leasing options for drivers, Mobility Finance has learned. Guam, which has a population of just over 160,000 people, is home to many taxi cabs that are readily available and reliable, but are fairly expensive, according to multiple published reports. […]

Ridehail Using Only Tesla Cars Arrives in Nashville and Looks at Options to Expand Fleet

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 8, 2017
The company, Nashville Electric Transportation (NET), began operating in March with its own app, and currently has a fleet of six Model S vehicles, which the company bought. NET is now looking to expand its fleet, possibly through leasing new Tesla vehicles, Will Hoge, the founder of NET told Mobility Finance. The company currently operates a […]
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