Chariot is solving your commute, one neighborhood at a time.

In a crowded field of transit options, Chariot's sole focus is on a fast and reliable commuting experience.

Chariot is a Y Combinator-backed startup using crowdsourced routes to design better transit routes, fulfilled by a service that has proven to be 97% on time in its first year.
Parent Company
Ford Motor Company
San Francisco, US
Chariot was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Chariot Office Locations

Chariot has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
300 Beale Street Unit A

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Chariot Summary

In total, Chariot had raised $3 m. Chariot is a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company

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Chariot News and Updates

Ford’s Chariot ride-sharing service will expand to 8 cities in 2017

 Ford-owned Chariot, the on-demand commute ridesharing service it acquired through Ford Smart Mobility last September, is going to expand to eight new cities in 2017, including one outside the U.S., Ford announced at the North American International Auto Show this year in Detroit. Chariot currently …

Chariot offering free holiday transit services around Tahoe ski resort

 Chariot’s roots may be in easing the grinding urban commute in the San Francisco Bay area, but the crowdsourced commute company is getting a little more recreational with a pilot holiday season project with Tahoe’s Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows ski resort. Chariot, which is owned by Ford Smart Mobi…

Chariot launches advance ride reservations for commuters

 Chariot, the Ford-owned collaborative carpooling service currently operating in the Bay area, has launched advance reservations, letting riders book a seat on a Chariot up to seven days ahead of their actual trip. Previously, the only option was to grab a ride ad-hoc shortly before departure, an op…

Ford paid more than $65 million for shuttle-van startup Chariot

Last Friday, Ford bought shuttle-van startup Chariot in an all-cash deal. But the price wasn't disclosed, so it wasn't clear whether this was a case of a distressed startup selling for a bargain-basement price, or Ford paying a solid price for a strategic fit into its long-t…

Ford looks beyond cars with purchase of shuttle service Chariot

Ford isn't just a car company anymore.  The automaker on Friday announced it was buying Chariot, the crowd-sourced shuttle service based in San Francisco.  “We’re expanding our business to be both an auto and a mobility company, and partnering with cities on current and future transportation nee…
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