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Lyft is building a self-driving platform with auto supplier Magna

Lyft is partnering with Magna, one of the largest tier-one automotive industry suppliers in the world, on autonomous vehicle technology. Lyft CEO and co-founder Logan Green explained that this will h

Lyft hires Tesla’s president of Sales & Service as COO

Lyft has hired a new C-level executive: Jon McNeill, who joins as Chief Operating Officer. McNeill previously held a top role at Tesla, where he was president of Global Sales & Service, overseeing

Lyft shaves the stache for amp, a color-coded LED display to tell you which ride is yours

The ridesharing company says more than 1 million new customers gave the service a spin last month. It previously told TechCrunch it had picked up 17 million rides in October, more than 2.4x’s t

Lyft will now let you schedule trips ahead of time

Lyft gets back to Zimride roots with Lyft Carpool

Back in 2007 co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green envisioned a new kind of mass transportation carpooling system connecting riders and drivers across the nation. They called it Zimride. But it turn

Lyft Lowers Prices In Latest Rideshare War With Rival Uber

Earlier this week I benefitted from a drop in Uber Pool pricing, noting my ride was a whole Starbucks medium-size latte less than Lyft Line. Lyft, fresh with a new billion dollars in funding, is now d

TC Cribs: A Look Inside Lyft’s Quirky, Hot Pink HQ

We enter the land of ride-sharing startup Lyft on this week’s episode of Cribs. Lyft’s San Francisco headquarters are a bit like entering Willy Wonka’s factory – if it were pa

Lyft Raises An Additional $150M, Including $100M From Carl Icahn

It may not have the mega-valuation of rival Uber, but ridesharing startup Lyft’s new $150 million extension to its $530 million round from March certainly puts it in the upper stratosphere of st

Lyft Wants To Provide The Perfect Transportation Option For Everyone

Lyft co-founder and CEO Logan Green took the stage at Disrupt NY to update everyone on the company's current focus. Lyft has been iterating quickly for the past few months, and our own Ryan Lawler gav

Meet The Disrupt NY 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt NY is just a few days away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference. You can stil

Lyft CEO Logan Green To Join Us At Disrupt NY

The last time Lyft CEO Logan Green graced the Disrupt stage, in September 2013, the mobile ride-hailing service was a little more than a year old. Back then Lyft was available in just 10 markets, but

Lyft-Off: Zimride’s Long Road To Overnight Success

When John Zimmer and Logan Green launched a new ride-sharing service called Lyft in the spring of 2012, they instantly knew they had a hit on their hands. But that wasn't always the case.

With Lyft Line, Passengers Can Split Fares For Shared Rides

On-demand ride-sharing startup Lyft is launching a new product in San Francisco today that it hopes will get more people using its service. Called Lyft Line, the product is designed to lower costs for

Founders John Zimmer & Logan Green Explain How Lyft Was Born Out Of Zimride

Lyft founders John Zimmer and Logan Green shared the backstory of how they chose to sell off their original core business, Zimride, to focus on Lyft on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt. "Lyft came

Lyft President Says The Company Will Rely On Its Community To Beat Uber

Lyft President John Zimmer said the company will rely on its community, with its signature pink mustaches and fist bumps, to gain a large user base, even in the face of stiff competition from Uber and

Lyft Co-Founders Logan Green And John Zimmer To Join Us At Disrupt SF

It was just a little over a year ago that a little company called Zimride launched a new product called Lyft. The idea was simple -- connect drivers with a car and extra time with passengers who need