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The on-demand, mobile app-based transportation service has enjoyed tremendous growth. Its new financing platform promises to press the pedal even closer to the metal.
FORTUNE — Uber, the company behind the eponymous mobile application that promises to hail a personal driver with a tap of one’s finger, 710 more words
The company is launching a pilot program to finance new cars. Uber is partnering with GM, Toyota, and financial institutions to offer 100,000 drivers reduced monthly car payments, in an effort get more Uber drivers on the road. 484 more words
Eighteen months ago, people stood on San Francisco’s windy streets, arms held aloft with the desperate hope that an available cab would cruise by.
Then Uber hit the scene, and Lyft and SideCar and Flywheel, and we got spoiled. 687 more words