Littlepay, Curb, InCharge Energy, and CharterUP are the latest companies to be featured in METRO’s Biz Briefs.  -  Photo: METRO

Littlepay, Curb, InCharge Energy, and CharterUP are the latest companies to be featured in METRO’s Biz Briefs.

Photo: METRO

Littlepay, Curb, InCharge Energy, and CharterUP recently announced news from their respective companies.

Littlepay Announces Initiative to Provide Enhanced Passenger Experiences

Google, Littlepay, and Go-Ahead announced the launch of an initiative to provide enhanced passenger experiences when using Google Pay. 

Passengers are now able to opt in to a new service that brings Go-Ahead’s brand into the Google Wallet for the first time and provides passengers with new information.

Passengers can see directly on their phone the travel and payment history and see progress towards the next fare cap and the savings being made.

Since launching contactless payments with Littlepay in 2017, Go-Ahead has seen over 80% of passengers now pay digitally for their travel.

Curb Launches New Offering

Curb announced the launch of Curb Flow, a designed solution aimed at enhancing drivers' income opportunities. 

In addition to providing ride requests, including street hails, fleet dispatches, and app bookings, Curb’s new open API offering aggregates additional rides from multiple demand sources into Curb's network. 

This API System is engineered with the goal of boosting booking rates and promoting fair distribution of rides among drivers.

The introduction of Curb Flow features launch partners such as Uber, Sentry, Trapeze Group, Kinetik Care, Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV), and Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA). 

InCharge Energy Releases InControl 4.0 Milestone Update

InCharge Energy announced the release of the InControl 4.0 milestone update to its charge management software (CMS) platform for fleets. 

In the latest iteration of the CMS, clients and partners will be able to access the all-new Depot View, which provides in-depth insights into fleet vehicle readiness and real-time status updates. 

The company also has enhanced the user interface tailored to the specific needs of EV charging, with streamlined data display, persistent filters, and the ability to favorite specific chargers.

“This is our most significant update since launching InControl in 2021, and it represents a major shift on how we look at EV fleet charge management,” said Russell Schmidt, VP of Digital Products, InCharge Energy. “We have listened to our customers and tailored the latest enhancements to their needs. We believe fleet managers and charging station operators will find these upgrades invaluable for enhancing their EV charging services.”

CharterUP Expands Luxury Sprinter Vans to New Markets

CharterUP announced that luxury sprinter vans are now available on its charter services platform in Washington D.C. and Orlando. 

The cities are the latest markets where the luxury vehicles are available, following its initial launch across Texas and Southern California. 

The expansion provides more options for customers seeking group transportation.

The addition of luxury sprinter vans to the CharterUP marketplace creates opportunities for more than 7,000 independent operators across North America who are sitting on underutilized fleets.

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