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.

Uber investors brace for estimated quarterly loss of $5bn

2019-08-08 20:30

Even by the standards of Uber, $5bn is a lot to lose in three months of doing business. Yet, that’s the amount analysts expect to see for the second quarter.

Bachelor SA contestant traumatised after Uber driver 'holds her for ransom' in Istanbul

2019-06-27 08:05

Kim Grey says that her bucket-list holiday turned into a nightmare on the last day while she was travelling to her hotel.

Uber aims to start flying-taxi services in Melbourne in 2023

2019-06-14 08:08

Uber plans to start electric flying-taxi services in Melbourne from 2023, the ride-sharing company’s first overseas market for the program.

WATCH: Uber heads in new direction with departure of two high-level execs

2019-06-11 16:32

Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced the exits of COO Barney Harford and CMO Rebecca Messina, raising questions about the stability of the ride-hailing giant after a rocky IPO.

WATCH: Uber posts $1 billion loss in first post-IPO results

2019-05-31 11:05

Uber announced a $1bn quarterly loss and a jump in revenue to $3.1bn in its first results since going public in early May. The results reassured some investors but still leaves others wondering how long it will take to turn a profit.

Want to be a disruptor? Forget technology, focus on the customer - exec

2019-05-19 17:57

The key challenge for businesses today is not to master new technologies, but to solve the 'wicked problems' they and their customers may face in an increasingly complex environment.

Uber shares decline for second day in US pre-market

2019-05-13 16:38

Uber shares have fallen further after a rocky debut for the biggest initial public offering of the year.


'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.

Uber, Bolt drivers warned about Cape Town kidnap and robbery 'hotspots'

2019-07-29 16:47

Police have warned taxi operators as well as private motorists and delivery companies to be careful of certain hotspots around Nyanga in Cape Town.

WATCH: Uber looks to fly, even as it still learns to drive

2019-06-16 08:57

Uber is holding its third annual Elevate Summit this week in Washington DC to show off its progress so far in bringing its vast logistics and ride-hailing network to the skies'.

The first self-driving car revealed: Volvo Cars and Uber present its production vehicle ready for self-driving

2019-06-12 15:10

Volvo Cars, a leader in automotive safety, and Uber, the leading ride-hailing firm, today present a jointly developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies.

WATCH: Uber to premier helicopter travel to JFK following BLADE's expansion

2019-06-07 21:00

After helicopter service BLADE expanded service from New York City to include LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport, Uber is following up with their own flights to and from JFK Airport on July 9.

Uber launches helicopter, submarine rides to great barrier reef

2019-05-27 22:30

Ride-share company Uber announced on Thursday that it’s launching a new feature called ScUber, allowing customers to book a submarine trip through the Uber app in Queensland, Australia.

WATCH: Another brutal session for shares of Uber

2019-05-15 07:49

Uber shares have closed down over 10% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall Street debut.

Uber's hype dissolves and IPO joins ranks of Wall Street flops

2019-05-12 07:00

Uber plunged immediately at the opening of trading, falling as much as 8.8% from its IPO price of $45 per share, a level that was already at the low end of bankers’ expectations.

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