On-demand ride service Gett confirms acquisition of Juno for $200M

The competitive landscape for transportation apps has become a little smaller today. Gett has announced that it has acquired Juno, a rival in the New York market. Separately, Gett’s CEO and fo

Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test

Today’s Stories  Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’ Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers b

Gett in advanced talks to buy Juno for $250M as Uber rivals consolidate

As Uber continues to work through its many layers of turmoil as a business, its smaller rivals are seizing the moment and consolidating to double down on their own ambitions in transportation-on-d

Gett launches Gett Together carpooling service

Ride hailing provider Gett has a new service it’s launch on Monday – carpooling. The startup is kicking things off with a free service launch specifically for Disrupt London attendees, but the

Gett secures $100M loan from Sberbank to expand its on-demand ride service

After raising $300 million from Volkswagen earlier this year, on-demand ride service Gett is getting another tranche of financing. On Wednesday, the company announced that it has secured a $100 milli

Israeli technology and the future of transportation

The quantum leaps in productivity created by the car, train, ship and plane have dramatically changed our lives and movements. But today, we’re at the forefront of a new revolution in mobility, from

Confirmed: Hailo sells 60% of company to Daimler as it merges with MyTaxi

Some more movement and consolidation is afoot in the on-demand transportation industry, specifically in Europe. Today, Hailo is announcing that it has sold 60% of its company to Mercedes-Benz owner Da

Gett CEO claims his ride-share company is beating Uber in Europe

It is a very competitive landscape for on-demand rides. While Uber dominates the market in the U.S., Didi Chuxing is the leader in China. And in Europe, there is another player that is making headway.

VW invests $300M in Uber rival Gett in new ride-sharing partnership

The on-demand transportation service continues to heat up, and today the spotlight is shining on a New York startup whose business is based primarily in Europe. Gett, a cab-hailing startup with opera

Gett looks to acquire Radio Taxis in the UK

Gett, the on-demand taxi app looking to take on the likes of Uber, has just announced that it has launched a bid to acquire Radio Taxis in London. The deal would bring the total number of black cabs a

Google Maps goes beyond Uber, adds Ola, Hailo and more car services to its app

Google reportedly is working on building its own Uber competitor, and while some believe this will come in the form of a fleet of autonomous cars, there is a more immediate option for how Google can

Gett Adds £6 Couriers To Its On-Demand Cab Service In London

As Uber continues to raise ever more funding to drive its on-demand transportation app into more categories and countries, one of its smaller, regional cab-hailing rivals is quietly expanding into i

Gett, On A Mission To Take Down Uber, Launches “Surge Sucks” Campaign

Gett ride-sharing platform has spent years now trying to gimmick its way into the same competitive ring as Uber. Last summer, Gett offered flat $10 rides anywhere within Manhattan. But today the glove

Gett Plans Move Beyond Transportation To Offer Food, Beauty & Home Maintenance Services On Demand

Just as it simplifies the process of ordering a car on mobile, with a flat, non-surge pricing structure for rides, Gett hopes to make it ultra-simple to order products or services without having to do

Gett, The Uber Without Surge Pricing, Cuts Ride Fares In NYC

Gett, an international Uber competitor making a big push in NYC, has today reduced fixed and predictable pricing by up to 25 percent, aiming to compete more squarely with Uber’s UberX service. L

Gett Tries To Lure Away Uber Drivers In NYC With Promise Of Higher Pay

Can you catch more flies with honey than vinegar? On-demand ride-hailing service Gett sure hopes so, and it's sweetening the pot for drivers in New York City by offering them increased pay rates in an

WunWun And Gett Partner To Offer On-Demand Product Delivery During Your Ride

Have you ever booked an Uber and wished that Uber came with a pint of ice cream, or a pizza, or a razor so you can shave your legs before your date? WunWun, the on-demand delivery service for anything

Fair Competition Or Foul Play? Rival Car Service Fires Back At Uber Over Alleged Attack

If we’ve said it once, we’ll say it again: Competition can get pretty fierce in the world of on-demand transportation. Consumer demand for better, faster and more convenient car services h

Black Car Competitor Accuses Uber Of DDoS-Style Attack; Uber Admits Tactics Are “Too Aggressive”

Competition is fierce in the world of on-demand transportation. The consumer demand for better, more convenient car service has exploded over the last two years, and startups are racing to capitalize.

With $100M+ Run Rate, Gett Reveals A New Look, App And Delivery Service As It Prepares To Do Battle With Uber

Another European on-demand car service <a href="">is finding investors more than willing to bet</a> on its own fast-growing business, as it, too, f
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