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Gett Reportedly Looking To Go Public This Year

According to the Financial Times, Gett - an Israeli based ride-hailing startup valued at $1.4 billion from a last year round - is planning an IPO this year, potentially joining Lyft and Uber which are expected to also go public this year. According to FT, Gett is planning a listing in either Israel or on the London Stock Exchange.

Citing CEO Dave Waiser, the FT reports Gett considered a listing after seeing that ride-hailing rival Lyft planned to go public, despite growing losses. “We will see how Lyft goes, we believe there’s a lot of public capital waiting for the [technology] darlings [Uber and Lyft], but we also believe that our business model makes sense,” Waiser said.


Citing a monthly profit chart, the Financial Times says Gett's global business lost $3.5 million in December, but expects to ink more than $1 million in Profit this December. It also says its more mature European business inked $2.4 million in losses but is projected to record a higher profit by the end of thi…

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class can now come equipped with a wheelchair cassette lift and a transfer seat "Slider" aimed at wheelchair users

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A modified and new version of the Mercedes-Benz V-Class set for premiere at the on-going REHACARE 2018 event comes fitted with unique solutions aimed at providing more convenient mobility for wheelchair users with a cassette lift and a transfer seat stocked for the new vehicle being key focus points.

The cassette lift makes for comfortable access to the vehicle while the transfer seat is made for easier movement from a wheelchair to the driver's seat for the vehicle. This solutions installed at the Mercedes-Benz Car Modification Center in Sindelfingen would soon be made available for order by customers.



Receiving everything from a single source caters for a full Mercedes-Benz guarantee regarding safety for the consumer.

The "F6" cassette lift outfitted beneath the V-Class opens to the rear sliding door and can be extended at the touch of a button via remote control which lowers it to ground level with a further touch of the button taking it back up giving wheelchair users seamless access to the vehicle's interior.

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The "Slider" transfer seat makes it simple to move from the wheelchair directly to the driver's seat of the V-Class while being mounted on a special seat base frame with a rail system which can be pushed back about 42 centimetres.

Its feet are positioned on a non-slip, moving footrest allowing for manual operation. These features packed for the V-Class can also be ordered on request with a Mercedes-Benz Vito vehicle.


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