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Uber partners with Bajaj Auto to launch new category quadricycle ‘Qute’

Cab aggregator Uber has announced the launch of its new category, a quadricycle, known as Bajaj Qute on UberXS in partnership with Bajaj Auto. It is a driver plus three passenger quadricycle, which is a four-wheeled motor vehicle that is smaller and lighter than a passenger car. The UberXS is a brand-new category in the India South Asia region. The ... Read More »

Buyer beware: How to avoid buying a used Uber or Lyft car

If you are looking to buy a used car—beware!  Former Uber and Lyft vehicles are popping up in used car lots without any warning to you, the potential buyer. Experts tell us their wear and tear is worse than what typical used cars experience, which could lead to costly repairs and maintenance for the next owner. West Palm Beach resident ... Read More »

Self-driving cars still have a future – Uber boss

Khosrowshahi says Uber is still betting on self-driving technology in the long term. File photo: Eric Risberg / AP Washington DC – Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi says the company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport, even after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona in March. Elaine Herzberg was killed after ... Read More »

Delhi High Court Directs Ola, Uber to Charge Government Rates From August 22

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed app-based taxi aggregators, including Ola and Uber, not to charge more than government-fixed rates from its passangers from August 22. Justice Manmohan gave 10 days to these aggregators to comply with the Delhi government’s 2013 policy, under which these cab companies were to charge fares prescribed by the Delhi Transport Department. According to ... Read More »

Hungary Passes regulation that could Block Uber web sites

Hungary exceeded legislation on Monday that can shrink the sports of Uber after months of protests through taxi drivers, following in the footsteps of other international locations that have banned a number of its trip-hailing offerings. beneath the brand new law, the Hungarian national communications authority can block net get entry to to “unlawful dispatcher services”, in a comparable style ... Read More »

Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over exit From Austin, Texas

Former Uber technology Inc and Lyft Inc drivers in Austin, Texas, on Thursday accused the ride-hailing groups of breaking a federal regulation with the aid of unexpectedly halting operations in the city after voters subsidized a degree requiring them to fingerprint drivers. The lawsuits filed in federal court in San Francisco, in which the companies are based totally, stated Uber ... Read More »

German court docket Upholds Ban of Unlicensed Uber Taxi carrier

A court on Thursday upheld Germany’s ban on low-price journey-hailing service Uber POP, in a in addition setback for Uber technology which faces prison battles in the course of Europe. The better regional courtroom in Frankfurt rejected Uber’s attraction towards the decision by means of a decrease courtroom last year in March, which set stiff fines for any violations of ... Read More »

French court docket Fines Uber, execs for unlawful Taxi carrier

A French court docket fined Uber technologies EUR 800,000 ($907,000) on Thursday for running an unlawful taxi carrier with non-professional drivers and slapped smaller fines on of its executives inside the first such crook case in Europe. The Uber POP provider related customers thru a cellphone app with non-professional drivers the usage of their very own motors. Uber France suspended ... Read More »

Uber Recognises Drivers’ Guild in new york

Uber on Tuesday said it had agreed to aid the creation of a guild for its drivers in the big apple, the ultra-modern sign the enterprise is opening to their having a say within the ride-percentage commercial enterprise. The smartphone app said it’d returned the formation of the unbiased Drivers Guild for its 35,000 drivers in new york under the ... Read More »

Uber Says to droop UberPOP carrier in Sweden

Uber technology Inc, the corporation at the back of the famous experience-hailing carrier, changed into dealt its state-of-the-art setback in Europe on Wednesday, pronouncing it might droop its UberPOP provider in cities in Sweden following court docket rulings deeming its drivers unlawful. Uber has additionally been compelled to droop the provider, which is based on non-professional drivers the use of ... Read More »