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Sunday, February 28, 2021



Explained: Will the UK ruling on Uber drivers have any impact in India?

February 24, 2021 12:59 pm

The UK Supreme Court Friday ruled that Uber drivers were to be considered workers and not freelance contractors. Will this judgment impact Uber's services in India?

Uber loses UK Supreme Court fight, must classify drivers as workers

February 19, 2021 8:12 pm

The decision follows a long-running legal dispute which the American company had taken right up to the highest court in Britain.

Uber to buy alcohol delivery startup Drizly for $1.1 billion

February 03, 2021 1:06 pm

The Drizly purchase primarily consists of Uber stock, with less than 10% in cash, the companies said in a statement Tuesday. The acquisition excludes Drizly’s cannabis delivery arm, an Uber spokesman said. Uber shares climbed about 7%.

After self-driving car project, Uber now jettisons flying car project

December 09, 2020 1:46 pm

Uber is handing its flying car project, Uber Elevate, to the air taxi startup Joby Aviation, the two companies said Tuesday. Uber will also invest $75 million in Joby’s effort to build a flying taxi, while agreeing to become partners with the startup when the flying car reaches the market.

Uber, after years of trying, is handing off its self-driving car project

December 08, 2020 11:19 am

Uber, which spent hundreds of millions of dollars on a self-driving car project that executives once believed was a key to becoming profitable, is handing the autonomous vehicle effort over to Aurora, and will also invest $400 million in the start-up, the companies said

Explained: What are the latest guidelines for cab aggregators like Ola and Uber in India?

December 03, 2020 12:18 pm

In the guidelines the government has laid down various procedures pertaining to conditions for grant of licence to an aggregator, compliance with regard to vehicles, regulation of fares, etc.

Explained: What passage of Proposition 22 means for Uber, Lyft, their workers in California

November 12, 2020 10:54 am

While last week’s vote only affects labour law in California, it is expected to lay out a path for similar initiatives across the country.

California appeals court rules Uber, Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees

October 23, 2020 1:44 pm

California in May sued Uber and Lyft for not complying with AB5. A California judge in August ordered the companies to reclassify their drivers as employees, a ruling the companies appealed under the threat of leaving the state altogether.

Delhi NCR emerges in top 10 global markets for trips: Uber

September 28, 2020 6:49 pm

"As Delhi residents resume travel after the lengthy lockdown, Uber data reveals that cars have emerged as the most preferred mode of commuting, followed closely by low cost products such as Auto and Moto," an Uber statement said.

Ola, Uber drivers in Delhi-NCR threaten to go on strike from September 1

August 27, 2020 3:28 pm

Around 2 lakh drivers working with cab aggregators will take part in the strike if the government fails to solve our problems, said Kamaljeet Singh Gill, president of Sarvodaya Drivers Association of Delhi.


Cab drivers protest after ban on Uber taxi services

June 04, 2015 10:52 pm

The Delhi government had rejected the applications for granting licences to app-based cab services Uber, Ola Cabs and TaxiforSure to operate in the national capital.

Uber boss meets DCW chairperson

December 10, 2014 12:31 pm

Accused Shiv Kumar Yadav had allegedly raped a woman in Mainpuri and was involved in at least two more cases including molestation.


India in shortlist for Uber Air launch

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

On Thursday, Uber announced India as one of the five countries shortlisted for its air mobility solution along with Japan, France, Australia, and Brazil.