Lyft’s new black car service is moving into D.C.
The new Lux service, which the ridesharing company started rolling out earlier this year, is now live in the District. It’s distinct from the Premier service, which Lyft also rolled out this year. While Premier matches with a high-end car, Lux sends an “ultra high-end” ride. Some of the cars listed by the company include a BMW 5-Series or Cadillac Escalade.
According to WTOP, it’s aimed at the business community and special occasions. The service is aiming to offer cars with leather or leather-like seats, and must seat six passengers.
It appears to be a direct competition with Uber’s black car service, which was one of the company’s original offerings.-30-
Lyft added $122M to the DMV economy in 2018, report says
DC Council passes ridesharing tax increase
Lyft drivers rally to oppose ridesharing tax increase
Learn to lead digital transformation at Phorum 2019
DC mayor looks to raise ridesharing taxes to help pay for Metro
This startup putting snacks and other needs in rideshares expanded to DC
Lyft strengthens local ties in DC with partnerships, and a little merriment
LawIQ seeks to engineer answers for the energy industry
Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Dc