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As #DeleteUber rages, Lyft expands to 54 new cities

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Lyft is having a big 2017, both due to reasons of its own making and, um, others

On the Lyft side of things, the ride-hailing app on Thursday expanded its service to 54 new cities and four new states — its biggest launch day ever. That expansion is part of Lyft’s goal to enter 100 new cities in 2017. 

Lyft got started on that goal with a launch in 40 cities in late January, which brought the ride-hailing competitor into three new states. This time, Lyft is adding service in Alabama, Iowa, North Dakota and West Virginia. The goal for Lyft is to move from covering 55 percent of the U.S. population to 72 percent by the end of the year, the company said in January.  Read more…

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Uber, Didi Kuaidi Race In China As Uber Pledges To Be In 100 More Cities In A Year

Uber doubled its promises of Chinese expansion when its CEO said Tuesday it will be in 100 new Chinese cities in a year. The U.S. ride-hailing giant is pushing forward in China despite intense — and capital-heavy — competition from Didi Kuaidi, the homegrown, newly-merged company that has raised Uber-sized funds to hold on to its lead in China.


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