Need a ride in busy Beijing? Dial-a-chopper

2015-05-18 11:49

A trial helicopter hailing service jointly launched by Chinese aviation operator Reignwood Star and China's taxi hailing platform promises to be a success.

65 Uber cars impounded in Cape Town

2015-01-21 12:06

Traffic police have impounded over 60 cars affiliated with the internet ride-sharing service in Cape Town during January so far.

India to boost women taxi drivers

2014-12-15 10:35

The alleged rape of a woman passenger by an Uber taxi driver spotlights the risks of India's transport system, one solution: Taxis driven by women for women.

New wages for taxi, hospitality sectors

2013-02-15 19:27

Pay and working conditions in the taxi and hospitality sectors will be reviewed, with new minimum wage levels expected to be set by Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

New image and a new business model for the taxi industry

2014-04-01 09:44

The new president of the South African National Taxi Council sends out a clear message on how to take on a new image and business approach for the industry.


Uber in bid to meet Cape Town permit requirements

2015-01-29 14:22

Ride-sharing app Uber is trying to meet metered taxi permit requirements in Cape Town in the short-term as protests against the internet service kicked off in the city.

Uber defies ban in Spain

2014-12-27 10:26

Smart-phone car-ride service Uber has vowed to keep operating in Spain despite a ban following a lawsuit by taxi drivers.

Hamburgers get to keep Uber

2014-07-25 18:45

Uber has won a new lease of life in the German city when a court suspended a ban imposed by local regulators.

Taxi industry aims to start airline

2011-06-29 10:22

The SA National Taxi Council says it wants to branch out into other transport modes, including a low-cost airline.

20 years in jail for killing kids

2012-02-28 14:48

Killer taxi driver is sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison

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