General Motors has been busy building its ride-sharing, personal mobility services as of recent. One of its strategic moves was to purchase Sidecar, the underdog of ride-sharing services. However, after a handful of months, Sidecar co-founder Jahan Khanna has left his position under the GM-owned entity.
Khanna has reportedly left his position for Uber to take on a role in the company’s vehicle solutions team, which focuses on leasing vehicles to drivers, according to Autoblog.
The Sidecar purchase was likely an effort to further enhance GM’s stake in Lyft, and ultimately help shave GM’s Maven car-sharing service.
Sidecar had been troubled for some time, even with the company raising $39 million to continue doing business. GM reportedly purchased the company for even less.