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Carsharing is supposed to save our cities from gridlock. But doesn't carsharing apps add tens of thousands of additional cars to the congestion? Deutsche Welle investigates.
The Estonian challenger to Uber says a new name reflects that it is not just about cars – and is all about electricity – as it promises to roll out short-term scooter rentals to more countries.
Uber is eyeing a valuation above $100bn for its much-anticipated share offering due in 2019, which would be the biggest-ever in the tech sector, according to sources.
The current state of public transport in South Africa is steeped in a history rarely told – and even more rarely understood, writes Yolisa Kani.
Uber may be shredding business models for taxi firms the world over but it is struggling to make inroads in Japan, where risk-averse passengers prefer to stick to their high-quality traditional taxi service.
Ride-hailing app Taxify is going to more than double its South African permanent staff as it moves to challenge Uber with new products and new locations for its services.
Rideshare drivers in major US cities were set to strike Wednesday, casting a shadow over the keenly anticipated Wall Street debut of sector leader Uber.
Automakers Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, and BMW are formally launching their joint venture in services that make it possible to use their cars without necessarily owning one.
A group of investors led by Daimler AG valued Taxify at above $1 billion, giving it unicorn status – and the chance to expand more rapidly in its existing markets including SA.
Uber has suffered a defeat when the European Union’s top court ruled its service should be regulated as a transport company, a decision that could set a precedent.
Prosecutors involved in a criminal investigation of Uber learned of the tactics from a former manager of the company’s global intelligence unit.
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