September 27, 2019

AA Plc has announced a partnership with ride-sharing firm Uber for roadside and Service Maintenance and Repair in the UK.

The new joint campaign will see Uber drivers given access to MOTs, repairs and maintenance through the AA's Service Maintenance and Repair (SMR) pl...

September 25, 2019

Uber commits to using new airport waiting zone 

In a bid to deter Uber drivers from parking and waiting in local villages and lay-bys, Bristol Airport are creating a new waiting zone.

It is expected that this new waiting zone will reduce the impact that the tech giant'...

September 24, 2019

Transport for London announced earlier today (24 September) its decision to issue Uber London Limited (ULL) with a two-month private hire operator licence ahead of consideration of any potential further licensing application.

The new two-month micro licence has trigge...

September 23, 2019

The United Private Hire Drivers union have penned an open letter to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, calling for him to intervene and take action against ride-sharing app Uber, who they say are violating tax and employment laws. 

The UPHD say they aim to represent all UK...

September 18, 2019

Uber have launched a new passenger safety feature on its app that detects crashes and detours taken by its drivers.

The new technology, called RideCheck, uses the data and other sensors in drivers’ smartphones, which can then detect possible crashes or if a trip goes...

September 15, 2019

York Lib-Dem Councillor, Nigel Ayre, has taken to Twitter to vent his anger after allegedly being verbally and physically abused by a number of Uber drivers at York Station.

The Executive Member for Finance and Performance said on the social media platform: "Verbally...

September 12, 2019

Members of Basildon Council have requested an update in relation to the issue of "out of area" private hire vehicles working within the Borough, specifically highlighting those working under the Uber banner.

Among a raft of recommendations, the council are proposing tha...

September 12, 2019

Ride-haling firm Uber has fixed a “high” severity bug found by a tech bug bounty hunter.

The flaw found by Anand Prakash back in April allowed would-be hackers to book rides and food on Uber customers’ accounts by using the account holder’s email address or phone numb...

September 4, 2019

Wednesday's tube disruption saw commuters desperately scramble for alternative modes of transport to work, with some turning to ride-sharing app Uber.

Shocked and angered, many turned to social media to vent their disapproval of the inflated prices Uber were charging. 


September 3, 2019

As the Netherlands government seeks to change its reputation as a haven for companies wishing to exercise tax avoidance, it's been reported by Reuters that Menno Snel, State Secretary of Finance, has issued a denial when questioned about meetings with Uber.

The parlia...

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