Post Tagged with: "rideshare"

Blockchain in Auto Finance Coming Up Next

Blockchain in Auto Finance Coming Up Next

by July 5, 2016 at 11:45 am 3 comments

The R3 CEV blockchain consortium has a new member that’s not like the others. Last week, Toyota Financial Services announced it has joined R3’s consortium to explore distributed and shared ledger tech for potential applications in auto financing. TFS is the first captive to collaborate with the more than 50 ofRead More

Rideshare on Ethereum Relaunches Next Week

Rideshare on Ethereum Relaunches Next Week

by May 26, 2016 at 11:17 am 2 comments

Earlier this year, both Uber and Lyft drivers across the country experienced severe rate cuts, reportedly down by as much as 40%. That’s when Christopher David – an Uber driver himself at the time – saw an opportunity for a decentralized, driver-owned rideshare. Think of Arcade City as Uber onRead More

Toyota, VW Leapfrog into Rideshare with Uber, Gett Partnerships

Toyota, VW Leapfrog into Rideshare with Uber, Gett Partnerships

by May 24, 2016 at 7:53 pm 1 comment

Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen Group are jumping into the rideshare game with strategic investments, the companies announced today. Through a collaboration withUber, Toyota Financial Services will launch a new leasing program as part of a broader initiative to boost its mobility efforts. Volkswagen, meanwhile, will invest $300 million in global ride-hailing providerRead More