The Super Bowl is upon us, which means many things. A leather ball will be thrown, fumbled, lunged for, and carried. People will eat and drink at an alarming rate. Cheers, gasps, and sighs will emanate from homes and bars across America. And at halftime, everyone will crowd in front of the screen to watch commercials, with an anticipatory awe saved specially for this occasion. Continue reading “From Toyotas to Touchdowns”
Over the past month or so, El Niño has been sweeping the nation. No, it’s not a hip boyband, although it did make a famous appearance back in 1998. Reactions to this millennial incarnation of El Niño are mixed. Flourishing gardens, wicked surf, and the perfect atmosphere for days-long cuddle sessions have left many Americans singing El Niño’s praises. But drawbacks to this unique weather pattern are serious, especially when it comes to driving. Slick, puddle-filled highways and byways may be an unfamiliar and dangerous challenge to California drivers.
Who says the West Coast is the best coast? While our roots will always be in California, we’re proud to announce that we’re heading east — by bringing 100 open tech and engineering jobs to the state of Virginia.
Continue reading “We’re Hiring in Virginia!”
This is the first in a series of odes to the cars we’ve known and loved. Here, Kyle Clark – a Shift Car Enthusiast – pays tribute to the Datsun he refurbished in college and still drives today.
From the spotless leather seats to the smell of a new car, most of us approach test drives with the excitement of a first date. The potential problem? When we get caught up in the romance and possibility, we sometimes forget we’re really searching for a long-term partner.
Been meaning to sell your car and want to get a better deal with no hassle? No worries — we’re here to help. And, this week, Shift and Uber are joining forces to change the way you get around Los Angeles.
Buying or selling a car, especially a used car, is usually a pretty terrible experience. It’s inconvenient, time-consuming, and plagued with uncertainty. For years, consumers have been getting a raw deal. And little to nothing has been done to change the process. Continue reading “Craigslist Creeps vs. Car Concierges”
It’s a great time to be here at Shift. We just announced our Series B, have continued to hire smart and talented people, and feel confident in our product.
We’re using technology to fix a broken system, from the bottom up, and are providing an exceptional customer experience.
TIME magazine agrees. Check one reporter’s experience with Shift here. Continue reading “TIME Magazine takes Shift for a spin”
Earlier today, we announced that our company has raised a $50M Series B financing led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from our Series A leads DFJ and Highland Capital Partners, as well as DCM Ventures. Continue reading “Next steps at Shift”
We sat down with one of our Car Enthusiasts, Ed Yuen, to talk Shift, cars, and company culture. Continue reading “Ed Yuen”