In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in May.

The electric car revolution is here

We’re so excited to see the continuous breakthrough of electric cars in 2021 and the trend is only going to continue. At Splend, we’re always looking for new opportunities for our drivers, to help them earn more while doing their bit for the environment.

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Ola offers its London drivers incentives to switch to electric cars

On Thursday, 13th May 2021, Ola will support electric car drivers by removing its commission fee. Their London users will be able to request a trip from a new Ola EV section, which allows only drivers with electric cars to accept rides.

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Our family man and his new car

Thomas only recently joined Splend on our Rent to buy plan but he has been an Uber driver since 2017, so he’s a veteran of London’s rideshare community. We were so happy to see his joy when he got behind the wheel of his brand-new MG5 EV.

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A new set of restrictions are now lifted

Starting today most outdoor social contact rules will be lifted and six people (or two households) can meet indoors. Indoor hospitality and hotels can reopen. Find out how you can be maximising your earnings starting right now.

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Step up your ridesharing game with the Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Up until this point, electric cars have traditionally featured a compact chassis to increase efficiency and maximise driving range. With the Ioniq Electric, that’s all changed thanks to the extra 15% space this car offers, along with a fantastic range of up to 274 miles.

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