A lot of ink has been spilled on trying to explain why Uber and Lyft can never be profitable. Different theories were reinforced after the ride-hailing service giants went public. Some of them were insightful and some were just really out there.

As a former engineer in mobility services and a general car enthusiast, I am torn between the efficiency and the sustainability of shared mobility, and the freedom of owning a car. So, I try to break it down analytically.

Disclaimer: I won’t be talking a lot about autonomous cars as they will not be a solution in every…

Prathmesh Sawarbandhe

What’s the story behind the numbers? Reverse-chronology: Fintech | E-commerce dabbler | Texas MBA | Automotive engineer

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