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At an event on Thursday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi unveiled the new vision for the ride-hailing giant, including a major overhaul of its app.
Uber in South Africa is taking a different approach to its US parent in weeding out bad passengers, and a "small number" of customers are facing suspension and, eventually, "full deactivation".
Uber is offering some added perks for users who choose its pricier Uber Black and Uber Black SUV service in the US.
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.
The ride-hailing company plans to raise upwards of $10.3 billion and could secure a market cap of $90 billion.
Uber Lite has been launched in South Africa today.
Uber views West Africa as a major growth opportunity, according a statement from the company's chief business officer, Brooks Entwistle.
Business Insider spoke to more than two dozen drivers about passengers' most annoying habits. These are their biggest pet peeves.
The CEO of Uber has a few suggestions for how to be a nice person while riding in an Uber.
Most South African drivers got only a couple of hundred rand – compared to some of the eye-popping amounts paid to American drivers ahead of the e-hailing company's listing.
Lyft, the company's biggest competitor, has seen its stock fall more than 23% since it began trading in late Match.
For now the airline-type loyalty scheme is only available in some American cities, but there is talk of an international rollout that could bring it to South Africa.
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