From sanitiser to scanners, here's how Woolworths, MTN and Uber are staying open

2020-03-18 05:01

Businesses across multiple sectors are implementing measures to keep customers and staff safe.

New law introduces stricter rules for Uber in South Africa

2020-03-10 13:45

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula will on Tuesday afternoon introduce the National Land Transport Amendment Bill, which includes regulations for e-hailing services Uber and Bolt.

WATCH: Uber sees profit by end of 2020

2020-02-08 12:48

Uber on Thursday moved forward by a year its target to achieve profitability on an adjusted basis to the fourth quarter of 2020, sending its shares up in after-hours trading.

WATCH: London refuses Uber licence renewal

2019-11-26 12:58

London's transit authority has refused to renew Uber's operating licence over concerns about imposter drivers. The ride-hailing company vowed to appeal the decision.

Uber to test letting riders record trip chats

2019-11-21 08:36

Uber said Wednesday plans to test a safety feature that lets passengers and drivers record their conversations and share them with the rideshare service.

Uber's new safety feature will 'check in' to see if you're okay

2019-11-14 10:30

Ride-hailing service Uber is introducing a new safety feature which will check in if it detects any anomalies in your trip, such as an unexpected long stop or an unusual deviation.

Software behind self-driving Uber crash didn't recognise jaywalkers

2019-11-06 11:05

An Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman last year in Arizona failed to recognize her as a pedestrian because she was jaywalking, US transport regulators said.

WATCH | Meet Suganthi - A passionate female Uber driver

2019-10-09 08:30

It is an unusual sight to see a woman behind the wheel of a taxi, but Suganthi from India has ripped up the stereotype and took to the streets as an Uber driver.

Uber expands its helicopter service - for users who will spend R3 000 on a trip to the airport

2019-10-04 09:36

Uber is now offering its Uber Copter service in New York to all Uber riders, and plans to expand to other cities too.

SEE | Volvo's first autonomous XC90 rolls off the production line

2019-09-19 14:24

Volvo has this week unveiled it XC90 as one of the first autonomous drive-ready cars in the world and previews the type of autonomous base platform that will be available to consumers from early 2020s.

 

Coronavirus: Uber, Bolt will continue operating in SA under strict 'hygienic protocols'

2020-03-17 11:11

E-hailing services Bolt and Uber say they will continue to operate, amid the fear and panic of the global outbreak of Covid-19, but that operations will only occur under strict hygienic protocols.

Government to announce new rules for Uber and Bolt

2020-03-10 06:01

Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that new regulations will be announced this week.

WATCH | Hyundai and Uber take to the sky with aerial ride share network

2020-01-09 12:30

Hyundai and Uber have announced a partnership to develop aerial ride share taxis.

Uber may contribute more transport pollution than solution: study

2019-11-22 08:47

Ride-hailing pioneer Uber, rather than being part of the solution to urban transport may be adding to related problems, especially pollution from diesel cars, a study showed.

Uber safety culture lacking in autonomous car incident - US regulator

2019-11-20 09:47

A top US regulatory official said an investigation into a 2018 fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber car revealed "an ineffective safety culture" at the rideshare company.

Uber chief walks back comment about murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi

2019-11-12 11:09

Uber chief Dara Khosrowshahi apologised after he called the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi a 'mistake'.

WATCH: Uber loss grows but CEO predicts 2021 profit

2019-11-05 11:50

Uber lost more money in the third quarter compared to last year and the number of monthly active users came in weaker than anticipated.

'Unicorns' that wowed Silicon Valley are stumbling on Wall Street

2019-10-04 19:41

Uber, which was the biggest of the unicorns and had hoped for a valuation of $100bn, is worth around half that now, and its shares have skidded some 30% since its initial public offering in May.

Taxi drivers drive fear into the hearts of Uber drivers

2019-10-03 05:23

"First, I was hijacked at gunpoint, then a week later a taxi guy tells me he's going to impound my car," says Uber driver Tawonga Chifamba. "It's a lot we're going through as Uber drivers."

'Uber for trucks' reshapes Nigeria’s haulage market

2019-09-03 20:35

An Uber-like App for trucks is making it easier and cheaper for firms to move goods in Africa’s most populous nation.

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