A new Uber feature called Smart Routes encourages San Francisco riders to request UberPool rides along particular routes for maximum efficiency.
Riders in more than 100 cities in India can now use OlaMoney — the proprietary digital wallet created by Uber’s biggest competitor, OlaCabs — to pay for online services and orders.
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SquaredFare, an app independent of Uber, keeps track of rides to make sure Uber pays drivers the right amount.
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Tesla is asking existing owners to refer their friends in exchange for $1,000 toward their next Tesla purchase.
The cap would “freeze the market in its current place.”
The mayor has agreed not to impose a nine-month cap on growth of for-hire vehicles and will instead conduct a four-month traffic study. The city still reserves the right to instate a cap on growth if the results of the study deems it necessary.
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Asked if he’ll publicly debate the rationale for his proposed growth cap on for-hire car companies with Uber’s leadership, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said no way.
An new Uber feature shows riders what it would look like if the proposed cap on all for-hire vehicle companies is passed. Spoiler alert: Wait times will be up to 25 minutes.
Expense management company Certify analyzed 8 million travel receipts and found Uber accounted for 55% of all business travel ground transportation, while taxis accounted for 43%.
And the data the city is using to support the freeze on growth may be flawed.
Uber filed a motion to oppose the class certification of a suit brought against the company by three drivers who allege they were misclassified as independent contractors.
New data from mobile intelligence firm Quettra shows a significant month-over-month increase in Uber app downloads in India.
The Google-owned company has 97% monthly penetration among car owners in the country.
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In a letter to shareholders, Didi Kuaidi said it controls 80% of the private car market and 99% of the taxi-hailing market in China.