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Are Uber & Lyft On the Road to Profit After Q2’s Earnings?

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Earnings season is always a mixed bag, and Q2's reports were no exception. Almost 50% of telecom companies missed their targets for the quarter, while companies like Home Depot, Read more

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

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Setting Standards for Success
February 3, 2023

Winning the day isn’t just about making every day count – it’s about shifting your mindset to set standards for success and better understand and value the work that goes on behind the scenes – so that you can be as successful as you work to be. Where can you start? In this inaugural […]

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Are Uber & Lyft On the Road to Profit After Q2’s Earnings?
August 23, 2022

Earnings season is always a mixed bag, and Q2’s reports were no exception. Almost 50% of telecom companies missed their targets for the quarter, while companies like Home Depot, Salesforce and Spotify reported surprising over-performance. For leading rideshare companies, though, early August’s earnings were record-breaking and reframed a long-running narrative of persistently negative cash flow. […]

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Can a Fuel Surcharge Help Rideshare Drivers Beat Rising Gas Prices?
March 25, 2022

Since the writing of this article, FedEx has announced it’ll raise its own existing fuel surcharge as well, while Instacart joined Uber and Lyft in introducing a temporary fuel surcharge. Gas prices remain inflated across the United States after a mix of bans on Russian oil, inflation, and slow domestic growth of oil production compounded […]

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Can the Rideshare Business Model Address All of its Accessibility Concerns?
September 24, 2021

Key Points: Gig work transportation companies like Instacart, Lyft and Doordash have faced several ADA lawsuits for lack of application accessibility for the blind and visually impaired. Increasing accessibility for the blind and visually impaired is an issue facing all mobility providers. Rideshare companies fill a crucial gap in the market that can’t be filled […]

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dSPACE and LeddarTech Join Forces to Drive Development of Lidar Innovations for Self-Driving Cars
December 9, 2020

PADERBORN, Germany, and QUEBEC CITY, Canada, Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — dSPACE and LeddarTech®, a leader in level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, have entered into a partnership to jointly drive forward the development of lidar technologies for autonomous driving. The close cooperation will enable dSPACE and LeddarTech to provide high-precision simulation models and interfaces […]

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Breaking Down the Newest Innovations in Transportation: Roads, Rails and Rides
July 29, 2020

It has been five months since the COVID-19 pandemic has created a tidal wave of public and private policy shifts which dictate how humans go about their everyday lives. Many of our daily activities, once thought of as normal, have been upended with no certainty to be considered “normal” again. In this latest episode of […]

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How Up Hail is Empowering Commuters
June 18, 2020

Up Hail is revolutionizing commuting, allowing commuters to compare taxi, rideshare and bikeshare fees, among other potential options, to gain greater understanding and insight into what the best option is for their unique circumstance and needs. The service has been particularly useful in light of the growth of bikesharing, with a recent study by […]

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The Role of Digital Innovation in Autonomous Driving Design: Roads, Rails, & Rides
June 17, 2020

In this latest episode of Roads, Rails, & Rides host Jeb Morris sits down with, Professor Dr. Wolfgang Gruel, Co-Director and Founder at the Institute for Mobility and Digital Innovation in Stuttgart Germany. The conversation addresses the challenges faced by automakers, how digital innovation aids development, and what the future might look like as […]

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Business Casual: Uber Jumps Ship on Jump
May 13, 2020

As businesses across the globe try to remain afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are rethinking their business models, implementing contingency plans and adjusting operations to adapt to an uncertain economy in order to mitigate risk during this black swan event. However, some companies, such as Uber, have had to take more drastic measures, […]

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The Ripple Effects of COVID-19 on the Transportation Industry: Roads, Rails, & Rides
March 20, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads throughout the world, many countries are encouraging social distancing and quarantining. On this special segment of Roads, Rails, & Rides host Jeb Morris discussed the effects of the pandemic on the transportation industry so far and what else we can expect to see. With fewer people going to work in person or […]

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