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India x Cleantech — March 2020

March 18th, 2020 | by Saurabh

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country


Study: Uber & Lyft Create More Pollution In Net

March 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Uber and Lyft create more pollution than trips according to new data from a study conducted by the Union of Concerned Scientists. These trips produce an estimated 69% more carbon emissions than driving by yourself


Nissan LEAF & Uber Tag Team London

January 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Uber is getting a partner to help it electrify its fleet in the London area, and Nissan is getting a partner to buy a bunch of Nissan LEAFs


Tesla & Robotaxi Economics: The Network That Optimizes The Machine

January 9th, 2020 | by Rahul Sonnad

There is a long-standing argument about whether Tesla is a car company or a tech company. This argument is typically made in the context of how Wall Street should value the company. If Tesla is just a new kind of carmaker, it should be valued at something significantly less than its annual revenue — maybe 25% to 50%, like Ford and GM. Alternatively, if Tesla is a tech company, then it could be valued significantly higher. Google, for example, is trading at about 6 times its revenues today, Facebook at 8, Microsoft at 9, and Salesforce at 10 times. Tesla trades at around 3 times its revenues with some profits, while Uber and Lyft trade around 4 times revenues and have never been profitable


Who Will Benefit In The Robotaxi Revolution?

September 30th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

As self-driving cars move closer and closer to reality, one particular market stands to benefit — autonomous taxis (aka robotaxis). Tasha Keeny from Ark Invest recently evaluated the players who'd likely benefit from this massive market opportunity. Keeney writes, "Autonomous vehicles will transform personal mobility ... reap[ing] the benefits of a new market which promises to ramp from essentially $0 now to $10 trillion in global gross annual revenues by 2030."


EVgo Announces Partnership With Uber

September 28th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

EVgo recently announced a partnership with Uber in which the companies will share data, give drivers access to charge, and do other things to improve EV awareness and adoption


Uber & Starbucks Top US Vendor Business Expenses — What Does That Mean For Tesla?

September 23rd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

This is not the freshest data, but I've had this story near the top of my list for months, so I think its potential importance and relevance to cleantech are quite high. According to data from the company Certify, an online travel, expense, & invoice software company, the "most common U.S. vendors for business expenses" in the past couple of years were Uber and Starbucks, respective. What's that got to do with Tesla


Rideshare Driving In An EV: A Getting Started Guide

July 27th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Sure, electric vehicles (EVs) are great for the environment in most places. Struggling to make a living doing rideshare work for companies like Lyft and Uber makes other things more important, though. If the car gets in the way of making a living instead of helping you put more money on the table, all of the warm feelings in the world that come from the lower footprint you accomplished can’t keep the landlord paid or the repo man away



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