Tag: rental

  • Lyft shuts down in-house rentals

    Lyft shuts down in-house rentals

    I didn’t see this coming. Lyft Rentals is shutting down less than three years after it opens. Lyft is shutting down its in-house car rental program Lyft will stop renting out cars from its own fleet and has laid off around 60 employees, according to The Wall Street Journal. As TechCrunch notes, the layoffs have also been confirmed by…

  • Lyft doing pretty well with Rentals

    Lyft doing pretty well with Rentals

    Little known is Lyft doing consumer rentals much like Hertz. This play differs from Uber which chose to partner with Hertz and Sixt for their rentals. Currently Lyft Rentals is super conveniently located in Mission. Will be interesting to see how this pans out as a business. Update: Lyft has shut down their in-house rentals.

  • Uber partners with Hertz to offer 50,000 Tesla

    Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday said it is launching a new partnership with rental car company Hertz to offer 50,000 Tesla Inc vehicles as a rental option for its ride-hail drivers by 2023. The announcement comes after Hertz on Monday said it would order 100,000 Tesla vehicles by the end of 2022, meaning that half…