rideshare

Alto’s New VP of Growth Joins from Doordash, Rideshare Co. Welcomes Other New Hires

by | Jul 14, 2023
The new VP of Growth will focus on expanding brand partnerships, increasing marketing and sales impact with customers, and developing strategies for both existing corporate client relationships and new customers. Alto announced a new director of business development and head of product and experience.
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Rideshare Startup Alto To Open New ‘Community-Centric’ HQ in Dallas Design District
by | Jun 27, 2022
The ridesharing startup is moving into bigger digs in Quadrant Investment Properties' Manufacturing District development in the Dallas Design District.

The relocation follows Alto's $45M Series B round last June and a recent expansion to Silicon Valley. Alto's new 16,000-square-foot HQ offers "community-centric" amenities like Lounge 141, a shared rooftop lounge with panoramic views of downtown Dallas. 
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Dallas-Based Alto is Going 100% Electric as It Expands to Washington D.C. and Silicon Valley
by | Jan 4, 2022
Six months after a $45 million Series B raise, Alto will be a coast-to-coast company by end of this month. It now aims to transform its fleet of owned rideshare vehicles to 100% electric by the end of 2023, with a network of EV Ops Centers keeping them charged, maintained, and ready. The first center is being built now near its Dallas HQ.
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Dallas Rideshare Alto Closes $45M Series B, Bringing Total Funding to $60M
by | Jun 28, 2021
When Alto initially joined the ride-hailing industry in 2018, it wanted to take a different approach by hiring its drivers as W-2 employees and operating its own branded, luxury vehicles. With the new capital, the local startup plans to continue innovating by transitioning to a 100 percent electric fleet by the end of 2023.
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Dallas-Based EV Startup is Electrifying the Future of Rideshare

by | Jan 28, 2021
What's next is scale, says eCarra's Rock Robinson. The electric vehicle startup offers luxury “rides that matter” in their fleet of Teslas. Landing its largest corporate client to date, the future looks bright. Now, Robinson wants to replicate its model in markets across the country to spur more EV usage—and help support other Black-owned businesses.
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Headed to Houston: Local Rideshare Alto Makes Its First Expansion Outside of Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Sep 21, 2020
In 2018, Alto's founder and CEO told us he had plans to reach a national presence by 2020. Houston residents can currently book pre-scheduled rides through Alto, with on-demand rides launching Oct. 1. And California could be next.
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Dallas Chocolate Festival Goes Virtual, Partners With Alto to Deliver Chocolate To Your Door
by | Aug 4, 2020
From Sept. 12-13, DallasChocolate.org is showcasing virtual classes, hosting chocolate exhibitors, and hand-delivering boxes of artisanal chocolate samples to your door through Alto.
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Alto Pick Rideshare
One North Texas Rideshare Company Launching, Another Expands Coverage Area
by | Jun 19, 2019
Alto is adding more North Texas cities to its app, while Pick says it will launch later this year in the DFW area.
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Lyft Challenges DFW Residents to Ditch Their Cars for 30 Days, Announces “CAR-nival” Rides For State Fair

by | Sep 28, 2018
The #DitchYourCar program will randomly select 50 locals to participate. Those chosen will then trade their vehicles for about $600 of transportation credit.
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Cargo Handoff
Cargo Launches in Dallas With Complimentary Breakfasts for Rideshare Passengers
by | May 16, 2018
Cargo is a scalable platform that allows passengers inside Uber and other rideshare cars to sample and buy products.
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Ride-A-Long Media Gives Lift to Rideshare Ads

by | Nov 9, 2016
Ads are displayed on the backs of the seat for Uber and Lyft passengers to see.
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