The company announced it would be launching in Toronto, Canada by the end of this year.
The move follows aggressive expansion in the United States, where Lyft has also benefited from stumbles at rival Uber. Lyft has raised $3.6 billion in funding since it launched in 2012, compared with the roughly $15 billion raised by Uber, which has a valuation of about $68 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Lyft Inc.is expanding its ride-hailing services north of the border to Toronto, its first market outside of the U.S.
As part of its made-in-Silicon-Valley-type Toronto pitch, Lyft says, "Wherever we are, we know it matters how you get there, so we've got our toques on". The company will begin driver recruitment today. Its planned expansion, however, could lay the groundwork for further disputes at city hall, much like those that have plagued Uber's efforts to operate in Toronto and the GTA for years.
It's another move in Lyft's plan to compete with rival Uber, which now is in 77 countries. It has partnerships with Ford and General Motors, as well as worldwide ride-hailing apps, such as India's Ola.
It has also gained market share in the USA, as Uber's reputation has faltered amid an outcry over its corporate culture and data collection practices.
Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang speaks at an event in Shanghai after the end of the Singles' Day shopping festival. More than 40% of the brands taking part this year came from outside China, according to eMarketer.
As per Open Doors data, in 2016-17, 62,537 got the F1 Visa, down from 74,831 students in the previous year, a 16.43% decline. Students from China and India made up almost half of all worldwide students previous year , reaching a combined 530,000.
While Wike had claimed that he was attacked, Amaechi alleged that he was nearly killed by the governors security aides. The former governor challenged the validity of the proceedings in court but lost and thereafter appealed the decision.
These people then contact the students' families in China, telling them their child has been kidnapped and demand a large ransom. Canadian authorities told CTV News that no further details can be released at the moment due to their ongoing investigation.
The film has a now worldwide gross of a whopping $527.67 million dollars, with its US box office gross now at $173.2 million. Marvel's latest blockbuster has already pulled in more money internationally than big hitters like Logan and Wonder Woman .
Some incredibly sad news began to emerge last night that former Irish global Liam Miller was gravely ill, fighting cancer. He said: "Awful news about Liam Miller, keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through".
Richa Chadha as the foul-mouthed gangster was a complete bad-ass character, and a breath of fresh air for the new generation. The makers have recently shared some posters of the film and it seems that the fun is going to get double this time.
USA chipmaker Qualcomm is preparing to fend off a bid from rival Broadcom Ltd.to take over the company for about $105 billion. Broadcom has indicated it is willing to buy Qualcomm irrespective of whether it closes the NXP deal.
Island Air to cease operations after Friday
Affected passengers have been told to make "alternative arrangements", but it's unclear whether they'll get immediate refunds. Hawaii aviation historian Peter Forman said the airline made it harder on itself once it moved to larger aircraft.
Body of missing Irish woman found in a park in central France
Ms Noonan was teaching in Annonay , a town of 16,000 inhabitants which is 76km south of Lyon . "Last seen Wednesday afternoon". Concerns were raised on Thursday morning when she did not show up for work as a teacher at a local elementary school.
Netanyahu promises to take 'very firm stance' against PIJ
The IDF issued an unusual and stern message to the Islamic Jihad terror group, warning of dire repercussions if it attacks Israel. The Arabic video posted by Mordechai said: "We're aware of the plot that Palestinian Islamic Jihad is concocting against Israel".
Carbon emissions back on the rise
The report is scary, said British charity Christian Aid's International Climate Lead, Mohamed Adow. The country's emissions are predicted to rise by 3.5% this year compared to 2016.
Rowan Atkinson, 62, reportedly expecting third child
After knowing Atkinson's relationship with Louise, Sunetra filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences in 2015. Comedy legend Rowan Atkinson's actress partner Louise Ford, 33, is expecting their first child in the next few weeks.
Anthopoulos to be named Braves GM
Anthopolous was a scout with the Expos and Blue Jays before becoming one of baseball's youngest-ever GMs. The official announcement is expected to come sometime during the MLB GM meetings, which begin on Monday.