Google Is Getting Into The Ride-Hailing Business
Google and Waze are trying to build a ride-hailing service around San Francisco workers' daily commutes.By Matt Picht | August 30, 2016
Google is enlisting fellow Alphabet subsidiary Waze to muscle into San Francisco's already crowded ride-hailing business.
The Wall Street Journal reports Google is testing a pilot ride-hailing program with several thousand Bay Area workers. The initiative aims to connect drivers looking to earn a little bit of income from their daily commute with riders who happen to be heading in the same direction.