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.

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'.

 

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.

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.

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