Today both Toyota and VW said they were pouring money into ride-hailing startups as Silicon Valley redefines the future of getting around. The post Calling an Uber Is Cooler Than Owning a Car—And Automakers Want In appeared first on WIRED.
Uber and a newly created unit named Connected Company are establishing a joint venture to sell or lease Toyota and Lexus automobiles to drivers for the popular transportation medium, Toyota Motor Corporation announced in a press release.
Ride-hailing startups are so in right now, and they’re hitting the dating scene looking for big investments with automakers. Everybody seems to have paired up so far except for poor Uber, until today, with Toyota announcing a “strategic partnership” with the ride-sharing service. Read more...
Rideshare wars just got even more interesting. Uber has confirmed a strategic investment and auto leasing deal from Toyota. “Toyota is a global leader in the automotive industry and Toyota vehicles are among the most popular cars on the Uber platform worldwide,” Uber said in a statement to TechCrunch. Show More Summary
If you’re looking to buy or lease a new ride, and you’re strapped for cash, you may want to check out Toyota. The manufacturer has just joined with Uber for a partnership that allows customers to lease a vehicle from Toyota and then pay for it using their earnings as an Uber driver. The two […]
Overnight Uber and Toyota announced that they were partnering up, with the automaker also making a “strategic investment” in the ride sharing firm. As part of today’s announcement, Toyota will “create leasing options” for Uber drivers that are paid off through earnings from the ride sharing service. This new service reportedly “builds on” Uber’s Vehicle […]
Uber and Toyota are teaming up, and it could shake up the car industry. Toyota announced Tuesday it will be entering into a memorandum of understanding with Uber, the ride-sharing company, and the companies will explore how they can collaborate. Show More Summary
Toyota and Uber are teaming up, and it could have big implications for the future of ridesharing.
Each carmaker is looking for a suitable ridesharing companion, it seems. Continue reading Toyota partners with Uber for ridesharing, leasing Toyota partners with Uber for ridesharing, leasing originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 May 2016 16:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Toyota and Uber today announced a partnership that will see the two companies collaborate on several new initiatives. The idea is to establish new services that can benefit Toyota and Uber's shared customers. For example, the companies...Show More Summary
Toyota said it had invested in Uber Technologies as part of a strategic alliance aimed at getting more drivers on the ride-hailing service.
Toyota and Uber are looking for a way to "explore collaboration, starting with trials, in the world of ridesharing." The companies announced Tuesday that they had entered a "memorandum of understanding" to start exploring how they could work together. Show More Summary
The automakers invested in Gett and Uber, with an eye on the future of transportation.
We pitted two Camrys against each other - gas vs. hybrid. Who wins?
Toyota plans to make a "strategic investment" in ride-sharing company Uber as part of a larger collaborative partnership....
Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday a partnership with Uber Technologies in which the Japanese automaker will invest an undisclosed sum in the ride-hailing company and establish a car-leasing option for Uber drivers. Through the partnership, the two companies will “explore collaboration... in...
Pick your partner, fast! The billion-dollar corporate square dance is heating up. Toyota has made an undisclosed investment in Uber, the ride-hailing market leader, and entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on new leasing...Show More Summary
The Japanese automaker is preparing for an automotive future where personal ownership carries less importance.
The list includes nine models from Toyota, Scion and Lexus brands.
Toyota and Uber are the latest match in a series of automaker and ride-sharing marriages.