Tuesday Ticker: November 30, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— This week, Uber and Lyft overtake Vancouver and Lion Electric marks gains thanks to a repeat buyer. Taxi? Hail no! Trips via ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft outnumber taxi rides in Vancouver two-to-one, according to recent statistics commissioned by the BC Passenger Transportation Board and compiled by Hara Associates. Researchers in […]

Triple Alliance: Ford, Argo AI and Lyft team up to integrate AVs into rideshare network

San Francisco, California 一 Argo AI, Lyft and Ford have joined forces in a collaboration that hopes to bring autonomous ride-sharing to the public, combining the automotive, AI and app expertise of all three brands. “This collaboration marks the first time all the pieces of the autonomous vehicle puzzle have come together this way,“ said […]

Tuesday Ticker: May 4, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Volkswagen’s head honcho says the automaker will make its own chips for self-driving vehicles; gig-related stocks suffer following a Biden administration representative interview and Boyd Group Services marks a date for its Q1 financial results reveal. Homemade chips Volkswagen won’t be relying on an outside company for […]

Tuesday Ticker: March 30, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Boyd unveils its 2020 financial results, Elon Musk makes moves to accept crypto-cash and Lyft shares its sunny outlook for the months ahead in this week’s Tuesday Ticker. Boyd’s books Boyd Group Services has announced its financial results for the full-year ended Dec. 31, 2020, revealing that company saw same-store sales fall 15.6 […]

Tuesday Ticker: March 2, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday ticker, a recent report indicates a consumer switch to private transportation, even pre-pandemic; Quebec-based HGreg auto group joins the cryptocurrency frenzy and  Boyd Group preps for its 2020 Q4 results call. Passengers say, ‘Ta-ta, TTC’ A new report calculates that millions of Toronto transit riders dropped their TTC […]

Lyft to open bodyshops U.S., Canadian announcement expected ‘soon’

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — March 26, 2019 — After opening its first auto repair shop service, Lyft, the ride-sharing service announced on Tuesday that it will be opening up more all over the United States. Collision Repair reached out to the company on the repair shop status in Canada. “We’ll have more updates on […]

The Autonomous Report: Microsoft partners with Toyota and BMW expects a Level 5 by 2021

An Uber internal performance report leaked to a news organization found that the company's self-driving cars were only able to travel an average of 0.67 miles before a human had to take back control of the car.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — March 26, 2017 — There have been a number of interesting developments in the autonomous vehicle (AV) space this past week. Microsoft has announced it’s partnering with Toyota on connected vehicle technology and is actively seeking more OEM partners, a gang of hackers attempted to steal self-driving tech from […]