"Right now our total effort is helping them out and we'll figure out what we do afterward", he said, adding that self-driving cars "ultimately will make the world much, much safer". "We share numerous same goals as the 600 cities we serve, and are committed to addressing the same challenges: Reducing individual vehicle ownership, expanding transportation access and helping governments plan future transportation investments".
The company just completed a deal to acquire acquired bike-sharing service Jump.
"So we are having to discount very aggressively, much more than you'd think", Khosrowshahi said, to get people to share rides.
Getaround views its vehicle rentals as complementing Uber and Lyft's on-demand rides and helping to move Americans away from private auto ownership.
The app was built after experimenting with over 100 driver and courier partners in Bengaluru as part of the global beta launch.
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Khosrowshahi also announced products aimed at urban planners and city officials.
Uber Kenya has signed partnership deals with nine firms in a move meant to make vital services quickly available to its partners and drivers. Except instead of hopping into the back seat with a driver at the wheel, you're renting someone's auto for a short amount of time. "Now you can take a bike to rent your auto and go buy groceries".
If you had chatted up with the driver when you last took your Uber ride, you must have heard him cribbing about how Uber is not remitting their payments and generally have grievances.
Uber is hardly the first tech behemoth to lay out its vision for the future of transportation.
You'll soon be able to rent cars, electric bicycles, and book trips on public transport using only the Uber app.
The CEO of Uber said Wednesday that the ride-hailing app is cooperating with federal investigators who are probing the company's deadly self-driving crash in Arizona. However, as Uber looks to expands its transportation options it may lure some riders back to mass-transit.