Beginning of the end for rideshare drivers? Fleets of full self driving (FSD) vehicles aren’t just ‘concept cars’, they’re here. Matthew De Silva describes his recent, somewhat autonomous Lyft ride in Las Vegas at CES 2020. It’s not a robo-taxi… yet. This was a ‘somewhat autonomous’ rideshare experience. There were two Lyft ‘drivers’ in the …
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
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 …
A Gig Business No One Has Ever Heard About
A new type of business is required for the coming Transportation as a Service economy.
The Gig Economy – You are doing it wrong
Your first reaction is, f-off, of course I am doing it right. I have met many a Gig worker who ‘knows’ that they are doing it right, and they are not. You need to give me some time to explain. First, most people ‘think’ they know what the Gig Economy is, why it is, and …
Driving Rideshare Using an Electric Car
Ever thought about using an Electric Car to do rideshare? I have done it and can tell you first hand what is involved.