ARTICLES RELATING TO E-HAILING

Warning to check ride-hailing surge pricing on New Year's Eve

2018-12-31 10:03

Pricing algorithms for e-hailing services are determined by demand and supply. And on New Year's Eve demand soars.

Uber SA just pushed up prices by R1 per 2 km - despite the big fuel-price drop

2018-12-07 11:07

Uber SA says the increase will help its drivers, who apparently earn less per trip than rival Taxify drivers.

Uber drivers earn far less per trip than Taxify drivers in SA - here’s how they compare

2018-10-05 11:09

Uber, which controls an estimated 71% of the South African market, says its total package of benefits for drivers reduces their expenses.

 

The Big Read: Why Uber has no plans to compete with minibus taxis

2018-12-09 09:59

Uber has reason to be nervous. The company in SA has come under attack from the established meter taxi industry and several Uber drivers were killed in the turf war last year.

Uber to refund #GlobalCitizen hiked fares, but surge pricing here to stay

2018-12-04 17:11

Uber will refund fares to Global Citizen concert-goers who were affected by surge pricing on Sunday night, after the e-hailing service initially promised to keep fares steady.

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