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RideGuru adds ExecuTesla, Careem, and YandexTaxi to Fare Estimates

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Announcements 1 day, 2 hours ago

This week we added three new companies to our RideGuru Fare Comparison Calculator in an ongoing effort to provide our users with ride options in every corner of the world. Take a look below to learn about ExecuTesla, Careem, and YandexTaxi.

ExecuTesla

ExecuTesla is available in Austin, TX.

ExecuTesla is a green energy, Tesla and black car service in Austin, Texas. ExecuTesla has the largest fleet of Tesla vehicles in Austin with multiple Tesla Model S sedans or Model X SUVs available for hire. Executesla caters to both everyday riders as well as those who are looking for a ride ...

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What is Carpooling? The difference between Carpools and Rideshares

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 3 days, 3 hours ago

Ridesharing has become a popular concept in recent years, and companies like Uber and Lyft have changed how our world gets from point A to point B. Since the inception of ridesharing, there has been confusion over what constitutes as ridesharing vs carpooling. While the two are similar, there are a few fundamental differences between rideshares and carpools.

In its simplest form, the term Ridesharing is mainly used to denote community members giving rides to others, usually for a profit. The drivers of rideshare vehicles act similar to taxi cabs, giving paid rides in their own personal vehicle to members ...

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What is Lyft Concierge?

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month ago

Lyft is on a mission to make booking rides easier for all, including business who are in the healthcare or service sector. Through Lyft's expanded Concierge service, all businesses can easily request and pay for a ride for a client or customer.

Concierge, which was first launched to a handful of healthcare businesses in NYC in 2016, has recently been expanded to alllow all organizations the ability to provide courtesy rides for their customers. Not only will Lyft Concierge enable businesses to schedule rides for other people, it will also give access to real time ride tracking and 24-hour ...

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Van Taxi vs. Uber XL: A Cost Comparison

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 1 week ago

It is pretty common knowledge that in most cities Uber X is cheaper than a traditional yellow taxi but if you are traveling with a larger group should you take an Uber XL or a Van Taxi? Which is cheaper, Uber XL or a minivan cab? We did some research on the subject so you can make sure to find the cheapest ride for your group of 5 or 6.

First, what is a Van Taxi? A van taxi or minivan taxi is still a traditional yellow cab but instead of a sedan that can only seat up to 4 ...

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Reportedly Selling Shares!

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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It seems as though Travis Kalanick has been quiet lately in the tech world after the latest data breach scandal where Kalanick was held partially responsible. Last week, TechCrunch reported that the former CEO plans to sell almost 29% of his shares in Uber, worth about $1.4 billion, to Softbank.

Kalanick sits on the board of Uber and currently owns 10 percent of the company. He had offered to sell as much as half of his stake, but the number was brought down due to the limits outlined by the buyer-seller agreement.

Previously Kalanick stated he would never sell ...

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