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Gett raises $80M led by VW at a $1.4B valuation, says it will be profitable by Q1 of next year

While Uber is growing its business with a net loss on its balance sheet, a smaller rival has confirmed a round of funding, and projects that it will be profitable by Q1 of next year. Gett, the transpo

These are the competitive pressures driving automakers to accelerate new tech adoption

The transformations that companies like Tesla, Uber and Lyft bring to the auto industry are changing more than just the ways car companies think about drivetrains and ownership, and it’s opening

Pick up some moving insights into the future of mobility with Gett chief executive Dave Waiser in Tel Aviv

Dave Waiser has been at the forefront of the mobility technology revolution in Israel for the past eight years, ever since he launched Gett in 2010. One of the last companies standing in the ultra-com

Ole Harms joins us at Disrupt Berlin to talk about Moia’s first year of exploring mobility

Volkswagen Group’s Moia sub-brand launched last year at TechCrunch Disrupt, with a focus on helping connect the dots between VW’s existing automotive business and a future where city-dwell

Gett inks cross-network partnership with Carey to share tech, expand to 1000 cities

A lot of the conversation today about on-demand transportation is focused on how new players like Uber and Lyft are rapidly expanding and disrupting the established transportation market (alongside wh

Citymapper ties with Gett to launch shared taxi commuter route in London

Urban transport navigator app Citymapper has announced a tie-up with Gett's UK black cab hailing app to run two commuter lines of shared taxis in London, morning and evenings, between Highbury in Nor

Lilium, a German company building an electric ‘air taxi,’ makes key hires from Gett, Airbus and Tesla

<a target="_blank" href="https://lilium.com/">Lilium</a> is almost as ambitious as European startups come. The Munich-based company is developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) j

$47 billion has been invested into ridesharing startups — here are 10 other things that money could buy

When the ridesharing industry emerged in 2007, few would have believed it would grow into the cash-eating behemoth it is today. Dozens of companies, in hundreds of markets, have garnered just over $47

NYC passes tipping option rule that applies to ride-hailing apps

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) passed a proposed rule on Wednesday requiring that all for-hire vehicle drivers be provided a way to receive tips, including ride-hailing apps suc

On-demand ride service Gett confirms acquisition of Juno for $200M

The competitive landscape for transportation apps has become a little smaller today. Gett has announced that it has acquired Juno, a rival in the New York market. Separately, Gett’s CEO and fo

Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test

Today’s Stories  Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’ Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers b

Gett in advanced talks to buy Juno for $250M as Uber rivals consolidate

As Uber continues to work through its many layers of turmoil as a business, its smaller rivals are seizing the moment and consolidating to double down on their own ambitions in transportation-on-d

Gett launches Gett Together carpooling service

Ride hailing provider Gett has a new service it’s launch on Monday – carpooling. The startup is kicking things off with a free service launch specifically for Disrupt London attendees, but the

Gett secures $100M loan from Sberbank to expand its on-demand ride service

After raising $300 million from Volkswagen earlier this year, on-demand ride service Gett is getting another tranche of financing. On Wednesday, the company announced that it has secured a $100 milli

Israeli technology and the future of transportation

The quantum leaps in productivity created by the car, train, ship and plane have dramatically changed our lives and movements. But today, we’re at the forefront of a new revolution in mobility, from

Confirmed: Hailo sells 60% of company to Daimler as it merges with MyTaxi

Some more movement and consolidation is afoot in the on-demand transportation industry, specifically in Europe. Today, Hailo is announcing that it has sold 60% of its company to Mercedes-Benz owner Da

Gett CEO claims his ride-share company is beating Uber in Europe

It is a very competitive landscape for on-demand rides. While Uber dominates the market in the U.S., Didi Chuxing is the leader in China. And in Europe, there is another player that is making headway.

VW invests $300M in Uber rival Gett in new ride-sharing partnership

The on-demand transportation service continues to heat up, and today the spotlight is shining on a New York startup whose business is based primarily in Europe. Gett, a cab-hailing startup with opera

Gett looks to acquire Radio Taxis in the UK

Gett, the on-demand taxi app looking to take on the likes of Uber, has just announced that it has launched a bid to acquire Radio Taxis in London. The deal would bring the total number of black cabs a

Google Maps goes beyond Uber, adds Ola, Hailo and more car services to its app

Google reportedly is working on building its own Uber competitor, and while some believe this will come in the form of a fleet of autonomous cars, there is a more immediate option for how Google can
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