Tag: Uber users

Use of Ride Share Services Grew 30% in Past Year

As auto shows around the coun­try show­case the lat­est inno­va­tions in the mar­ket, it seems con­sumers are increas­ing­ly set­ting aside their car keys in favor of ride-sharing apps. New research from Mintel reveals that the per­cent­age of those who have used a ride shar­ing ser­vice has grown 30 per­cent in the last year. Indeed, 30 per­cent of Amer­i­cans used a ride shar­ing ser­vice in 2017 com­pared to 23 per­cent who used these ser­vices in 2016.

Dealers: Car Sharers Still Buy Cars, and Other Auto Trends

Look­ing at the lat­est search data and recent Google Con­sumer Sur­vey results, here are the three most pro­nounced shifts in the auto­mo­tive indus­try. Here's what these three auto trends mean for brands.

New Uber Service for Event Organizers, Hosts

Uber is test­ing pre-paid ser­vice for events in New York City. Uber is launch­ing yet anoth­er new prod­uct, but this one tar­gets a spe­cif­ic group of peo­ple: event orga­niz­ers, espe­cial­ly those tired of field­ing calls from guests who can't make it due to car trou­bles.