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Lyft Impact Program

Written by Faith Foushee

Edited by Hannah Hillson

Last updated 03/27/2023

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Key Points

  • Lyft set a goal for 100% electric vehicles and zero emissions by 2030.
  • Drivers can experience higher earnings from Lyft by driving an EV.
  • Lyft Express Drive is a rental car program for drivers to use an EV without owning one.

Frequently asked questions

  • Lyft’s EV incentives for drivers include higher earnings and charging discounts. Lyft partners with EVgo for a 45% discount at EVgo public charging stations. You can also save money on chargers for your home with Lyft’s Wallbox partnership.

  • Yes. Drivers in the U.S. can rent through Lyft’s Express Drive program. Lyft drivers must apply through the company website or on the mobile app.

  • If you’re interested in making money and creating your own schedule, consider driving for Lyft. Driving an EV instead of a gas vehicle for ride-share services is a good idea because there is less maintenance, like oil changes and brake work. Also, drivers can save money by charging with electricity rather than fueling with gas.

  • Charging stations are accessible throughout the U.S., especially in metropolitan areas. The U.S. Department of Energy offers a map to find charging stations near you.

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