October 17, 2019
It has been announced that the controversial rise of ride-sharing tech firm, Uber Technologies Inc, will be made into a TV series.
The show will be an adaptation of Mike Isaac's book, Super Pumped, and will revolve around Uber's controversial CEO and founder Travis Kal...
October 15, 2019
Uber Technologies Inc has laid off around 350 more of its staff in the company's latest round of job cuts, in an attempt to reduce financial loses.
According to Bloomberg, the cuts have been made in a number of different divisions including self-driving car development...
October 13, 2019
Medway councillor Dan McDonald has defended his decision to lead on a motion to challenge Uber's legality to operate in the area.
Hundreds of taxi drivers watched during a public meeting held at St George's Centre, Chatham, on 10 October as the motion was agreed by bot...
Your Uber boat has arrived... if you live in Lagos, Nigeria that is.
The ride-hailing giants are turning their hand to boats as they pilot a new service in the busy Nigerian capital of Lagos.
The city’s residents, home to roughly 20 million people, will now be able to...
October 11, 2019
Medway Council have passed a motion to challenge Uber's legality to operate in the area.
Hundreds of taxi drivers watched during a public meeting held at St George's Centre, Chatham, on 10 October.
The motion, which was suggested by councillor Dan McDonald, was agreed...
October 9, 2019
Ride-hailing firm Uber is “defending itself vigorously” in an attempt to be exempt from paying VAT in the UK.
In this year’s accounts published on 8 October, Uber London Limited (ULL) detailed their concerns, which included a possible £1billion tax bill to the Exchequ...
October 5, 2019
Customers complain at the tech giant’s urge to surge
An Uber user from Leeds has been hit with a £140 charge to make an 11 mile journey between Leeds and Wakefield.
The journey, which took place on Saturday, 29 September occured after Uber's dynamic pricing saw the te...
October 2, 2019
Uber are looking for a bigger and better London base, despite concerns surrounding their operator’s licence in the capital according to press sources.
According to the Telegraph, Uber are looking for a much larger headquarters based in the City of London area.
October 1, 2019
A raft of high profile cases in the US including a murder prompt tech giant to act
After Uber's recent announcement regarding consolidating and up-rating their app, it has emerged that the Tech giant may be testing an audio recording feature which will allow riders to r...
September 28, 2019
Uber has revealed that they are to undertake a whole raft of updates in a bid to consolidate much of its operation onto one app at a launch event in San Francisco last Thursday.
Among the features which will be consolidated are its food delivery arm, Uber Eats, as wel...
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Private hire driver has licence renewed despite a previous conviction of illegally plying for hire
October 23, 2019
Man illegally plying for hire found in an untaxed, uninsured and unroadworthy vehicle
Telford and Wrekin Council set to bring in new policy to determine the suitability of taxi and private hire drivers
‘Drivers who leave their engines on when parked should be fined’ says RAC research
Taxi rank witness appeal after woman and man punched in the face by thug
October 22, 2019
Google Maps 'Stay Safer' while travelling in a taxi or private hire vehicle feature coming to a city near you
BP Chargemaster wins top award for EV charging innovation
Taxi driver punched repeatedly and robbed by masked knife wielding trio
October 21, 2019
Man left with serious head injuries and rushed to hospital following attack at taxi rank
Warning issued after Cheltenham woman says she unknowingly got into a fake taxi in the city centre
Shock discovery as RSPCA rescues snake from Welsh taxi cab bonnet
Liverpool council enforcement catches several rogue minicabs falling short of licensing requirements
October 20, 2019
Man who posed as a private hire driver before raping female passenger still amongst 10 most wanted
Suspect taxis and minicabs targeted in Thames Valley safety and licensing checks
October 19, 2019
Nearly a third of all UK motorists have witnessed physical abuse in last year
Private hire driver who said he was working on the Uber app and needed cash to eat, has licence suspended for 'Pirating'
Early Day Motion tabled calling for reform of taxi laws to be brought forward as a matter of public safety
October 18, 2019