Alphabet-owned CapitalG led a funding round that was responsible for giving Lyft a $1 billion cash infusion, a move which raises Lyft's valuation to $11 billion. A CapitalG partner will also sit on Lyft's board of directors.
Google is reportedly mulling over a $1 billion investment in ridesharing service Lyft. This comes after Alphabet's self-driving car company Waymo announced a partnership with Lyft for self-driving taxiing.
Lyft just announced a major expansion of its services. As of today, Lyft will be fully operational in 32 additional states, bringing its total coverage to 40 states and 94 percent of the US population.
Taco Mode is an in-app option for Lyft riders, providing passengers with the ultimate Taco Bell experience — including a free Doritos Locos Taco when you ride-thru Taco Bell on the way to your next destination. Taco Mode will be available — first as a limited release— in Orange County...
Lyft has announced the company is now serving over one million rides per day. The company has grown 100% year-over-year and now offers service in 360 communities across the United States, or 80% of the population.
Lyft has just announced a new application update that will make it quicker and easier to select where you want a driver to pick you up. This is a feature that Uber has had for a couple of years now, but will now be made available for Lyft customers.
There's a lot of clamor about self-driving cars, but not much about the experience as a passenger in one. That's why Lyft is teaming up with nuTonomy to make sure passengers are comfortable and understand how self-driving cars will work.
Uber and Lyft had been previously banned from operating in Austin, Texas thanks to some new legislation. However, that law was recently overruled, and this means the services will be coming back to the city soon.
Lyft has announced their Lux service will launch in New York City, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and Chicago. The service is meant to challenge Uber Black, offering a service tier higher than Lyft Premier.
Lyft has just launched a new portal called Lyft for Business that, as you guessed it, is geared towards businesses. The team will still get rides just like they always would, but they can now bill their rides to a central business account.
Lyft drivers are normally used to hearing an audible ping sound to let them know when potential customers are available. However, those who are deaf and hearing impaired often miss out on this so the company just announced a new product called Amp that will sit on the driver's dashboard.
Lyft has been working with 3rd-party companies to integrate their scheduling services into their products. The latest company to do so is The Weather Channel, which will suggest you schedule a car ride when the weather is bad.
Lyft is building a platform for their ride-hailing service that'll allow third-party app makers to integrate Lyft services in their apps. This means you could hail a ride through an app, say one for finding airport carpools, and you'll get a ride through Lyft without even having to sign up...
If you use your calendar application to keep track of your next appointment, then Lyft can help make things easier. A new update will now integrate with your calendar so that it knows when you need to book your next ride.