Thursday, 14 December, 2017

Lyft Rolls Into Toronto in First Move Outside the US

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This year, Lyft ate into Uber's marketshare nationally causing the ride-hail behemoth's hold on the U.S.to fall from 84 percent to 73 percent.

Lyft has officially announced its expansion into Toronto by the end of the year, according to the CBC.

Lyft is growing beyond its home market of the US, with a launch planned next month in Toronto, the largest city in Canada.

'Before you know it, Lyft will be coming to you live in Toronto, ' the company said in a blogpost, without giving a launch date.

Since its inception, Lyft has kept its operations firmly within the borders of the US.

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The company said it was accepting applications for drivers, but did not offer additional details and did not respond to a request for comment. Lyft's chief rival, Uber, is already available throughout the US, Canada, and in several more countries internationally.

The Toronto Star said Lyft will begin services in the greater Toronto area and Hamilton, Ontario, next month to cash in on the holiday demand.

On Thursday, he described progress in talks with regulators in London, who in September refused to renew Uber's operating license. The company says it is now worth $11bn.

Last week, Lyft's rival Uber revealed competition between the two firms is driving losses in the US.

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