Driving an electric vehicle (EV) in Colorado is not only using renewables, it is being supported and encouraged for Rideshare drivers by the local utility company Xcel.
Musk Gets Uptown Funked
Elon Musk gets uptown funked! Watch this great parody (from 2017) of Elon that mimics the original “UPTOWN FUNK” by Mark Ronson, featuring Bruno Mars. It’s a hoot and true tribute to Elon’s accomplishments, from SpaceX to Tesla and Boring. Get down! It’ll launch you up! Laughing!
Rideshare: A Preview of the Future
There are three key elements to the future of rideshare as an industry and for owner/operators: Electric, Fleets, RoboTaxi.
Uber and Lyft will fail miserably
All current rideshare platforms will fail because their RoboTaxi software cannot scale, and that is the future. That does not mean there won’t be RoboTaxis
You are a Contractor!
If you drive Rideshare, you are a contractor. Get over it. You work when you want. You work for other companies. when you want and who you want. You know what the payment agreement is before you start. You decide who does or does not get into your personal car. You deduct all your expenses …
Robo-taxis: what they mean to the Rideshare Industry
Let me let you in on a secret. Cars that can drive themselves, autonomous vehicles (AVs), have existed for about 10 years or so. An autonomous vehicle used commercially becomes a robotaxi. It’s an automated Uber, if you will. AV robotaxis are on the road right now, in multiple cities. This is a fact, but …
It’s All about Money
Rideshare driver earnings, contractor/employee tax status, the societal impact of Transportation as a Service (TaaS)… the ‘conversations’ are far from over.
A Gig Business No One Has Ever Heard About
A new type of business is required for the coming Transportation as a Service economy.
Rideshare Drivers Cheer DiDi Competition
Read the article here to see what’s going on for Brisbane rideshare drivers and ‘Why your Uber driver may be cancelling your ride this week.’ [August 1, 2019] Rideshare drivers are at the mercy of their platform providers: they set the fare rates they charge customers and the fees they charge drivers. If you want …
A Flying Uber Down Under in 2020
Not in my lifetime you say! Well, they are coming Down Under in one year (this post is 2019). You Uber drivers Down Under need to look into getting a pilot’s license. Uber is set to use Melbourne as an international pilot city for its planned air taxi service, with test flights to begin as …