Carpooling

Scoop launches corporate carpooling in Portland

Carpooling app Scoop, which recently raised $10 million in funding, is expanding into its fourth market, Portland. Scoop is a corporate carpooling service that works with companies like LinkedIn, Work

Waze Carpool’s new app lets riders get more choosy about their drivers

Waze’s carpooling app for commuters is relaunching with a number of new features designed to make it easier and safer to use. The company says it will now allow people to choose their shared ri

Daimler acquires German P2P carpooling startup Flinc

Daimler — the German car giant that owns Mercedes-Benz among other brands — has made one more acquisition to further its reach in ridesharing and what it sees as the next generation of how

Via raises $250M led by Daimler to bring its carpooling technology to Europe

As outsized ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft continue to build out their taxi-style marketplaces largely based around connecting individual passengers to individual drivers, a startup focused

Nine requirements for a successful private ridesharing system

The future of urban mobility is rapidly changing as drivers look for safer and more effortless ways to move from point A to point B. While autonomous vehicles are on the horizon, ridesharing options a

Scoop gets Bay Area cities to pick up the tab for carpooling to alleviate traffic jams

A startup that matches riders with drivers for paid and pre-scheduled carpooling, Scoop, has inked a deal with two big towns in the increasingly congested commuter hubs in the San Francisco Bay Area,

Lyft pauses Carpool service

Well, that was fast. Less than five months ago, Lyft launched a Carpool feature for people commuting outside of San Francisco city limits. The idea was that people would pick up passengers on their w

Green Commuter gets you to work in Tesla Model X

A vanpool is like a carpool, but a van can take more people to work in one trip. It is also significantly less cool-looking. But vanpoolers in Los Angeles need no longer worry about the potential for

Waze brings its carpooling service to the Bay Area

Google-owned navigation app Waze is expanding its ride-sharing ambitions with the launch of a pilot program in the San Francisco Bay area which will allow employees of select companies to carpool to a

Uber says that 20% of its rides globally are now on UberPool

Uber, the world’s biggest unicorn, got its start as a limo service that typically cost more than traditional taxi services. But as Uber looks to add an ever more mainstream audience globally, it

Tripda, Rocket Internet’s Carpooling Business, To Shut Down March 4

Another transportation startup has run out of gas while larger companies continue refuelling to tap into economies of scale. Tripda — a carpooling startup operating in 13 countries including

Carpooling, The Long-Distance Ride-Sharing Platform From Europe, Comes To The US

Ride-sharing platform Carpooling has been helping connect drivers and passenger together for more than a decade in Europe. Now the company is ready to bring its service to the U.S., providing a platfo

Early Uber Team Member Joins Uber Investor-Backed Ride To Create A B2B Carpooling Service

Thanks to the massive success of Uber, it seems there’s a new ride-sharing, carpooling, or other transportation service popping up just about every day. The latest is Ride, a platform designed to he

Carpooling Marketplace BlaBlaCar Reaches 3 Million Members, Rides Into Germany

Well, it looks like the carpooling race in Europe continues. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.blablacar.com">BlaBlaCar</a>, the European carpooling marketplace and competitor to <a target="_blank"

Carpooling.com Adds Push Notifications, PayPal Payment In New Android App, Clocks 550K Downloads

Munich, Germany-based company, Carpooling.com, whose ride-sharing service helps shift more than a million people around Europe each month, has launched a new Android app -- adding a PayPal payment opt

Ridejoy Brings Its Ridesharing Service To The iPhone, Wants To Be Your Roadtrip Matchmaker

While collective consumption has really taken off in the last year thanks to the Airbnbs and Ubers of the world, carpooling and ride-sharing have been around a bit longer. But for the last few years,

Carpooling.com Picks Up $10M From Daimler To Take Its Ridesharing To The US: Let The Car Wars Commence!

The ridesharing-disruptive car service space in the U.S. is about to get a little more crowded: <a target="_blank" href="http://carpooling.com">Carpooling.com</a>, a ridesharing service out of Munich,

Australian Ride-Sharing Marketplace Jayride.com Grabs $400K In Angel Funding

Australian-based travel marketplace <a href="http://jayride.com/">Jayride.com</a> has lined up $400,000 AUD in seed funding for its ride-sharing service, which also aggregates transportation data. T

Carpool monitoring cameras being developed in the UK

[photopress:hotlane.jpg,full,center] Loughborogh Uni scienticians have developed a camera system that can automatically detect how many people are in a car to bust those who undeservedly use carpool l