Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!
Pontiac of the Month

JAH11's 1968 GTO

2024 June
of the Month

  • Rev up your passion for Pontiacs and join our vibrant community of enthusiasts!

    Whether you're a die-hard fan of classic muscle cars or you've got a soft spot for sleek modern models, you've found your home here at Forever Pontiac. Our community is dedicated to celebrating everything Pontiac, from the iconic GTO to the legendary Firebird and everything in between.

    Unlock access to expert advice, stunning photo galleries, engaging discussions, exclusive events, and more!

    Start your Pontiac journey with us today!

    Sign up now! 🏁

Car and Driver: Going My Waze? Navigation App Waze Testing Carpooling Service


FeedBot

Recommended Posts

Police want Google to stop Waze cop reporting feature

-

Google-owned Waze has Uber and Lyft in its sights. The navigation app is rolling out a carpooling service called Waze Rider in the San Francisco Bay Area that will be available to more than 25,000 employees at select companies.Waze Rider is a free app that’s similar to UberPool, Uber’s carpooling service that allows customers to share an Uber—as well as the cost of said Uber—with other nearby riders. Unlike UberPool, though, which puts the driver in a for-hire position, Waze Rider will use Waze’s community-based navigation data to connect drivers with passengers whose destination is along the route of their commute. Waze Rider users will then be given a suggested amount to pay their driver once they’ve reached their stop—a figure will be based on the standard IRS rate of 54 cents per mile, according to SFGate.

-

While Uber and Lyft take a percentage out of paid transactions, Waze will not do so for the time being. This differs from another pilot program Waze began last year in the Tel Aviv-area of Israel, reports SFGate. There the app took 15 percent of any paid transaction, although drivers could also opt to pick up passengers at no charge.

-
--
-

With Google’s self-driving car project continuing on with the help of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and Lyft announcing that it will begin testing self-driving Chevrolet Bolts on public roads within the year, Waze Rider appears to be Google’s way of utilizing the resources it’s invested in to eventually set up its own network of hailable self-driving vehicles.

-nZTvE6nJ6ZE

Read Full Article

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.