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Monday, August 10, 2020



Uber yet to see recovery of mobility biz in India: CEO

August 08, 2020 1:32 am

“Mobility recovery is clearly dependent on the public health situation in any given area,” Khosrowshahi said addressing investors on the company’s Q2 2020 earnings call.

Uber lost $1.8 billion in Q2 as riders stayed home and ordered in

August 07, 2020 11:31 am

Uber’s mobility business, which includes ride-hailing and micro-mobility options such as scooters and bikes, saw its revenue shrink to $790 million, down 67% from $2.38 billion a year ago.

Uber to hire 140 engineers in India for expanding tech, product teams

August 05, 2020 5:12 pm

In May, Uber had announced laying off about 600 employees in India - about a quarter of its staff in the country - as business had taken a major hit amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Plummeting demand, soaring fuel prices, high commission rates force ride-hailing app drivers to look for career switch

July 12, 2020 12:38 pm

While cab-aggregator firms are finding it increasingly difficult to stay afloat, poor demand, rising diesel prices, ambiguity in rules and regulations coupled with high commissions have become major deterrents for the drivers wishing to return to the business.

Uber cabs return to Chennai streets, with several safety measures

June 04, 2020 9:54 pm

Uber driver-partners have been directed to disinfect their car before and after every trip. To allow for space between the driver and the rider, customers are advised not to occupy the front seat.

Covid Impact: Over 4,400 jobs cut by 5 major Indian companies in 1 month

May 27, 2020 7:37 am

In total, five companies — Uber India and South Asia, Ola, Zomato, Swiggy and — have together announced the reduction of around 4,441 jobs in the last one month.

COVID-19 impact: After Ola, Uber to lay off 600 employees in India

May 26, 2020 1:47 pm

The lay offs come from across driver and rider support, as well as other functions, Uber said in a statement adding that these reductions are part of its previously announced global job cuts earlier this month.

Booking Ola, Uber ride in lockdown 4.0: Keep these things in mind

May 23, 2020 6:00 pm

First, always wear a mask before getting into your cab. This is essential to prevent transmission of the virus to the driver, in case you are an asymptomatic carrier.

Your next Uber ride will be different: Face mask mandatory, no more Uber Pool

May 19, 2020 9:30 am

Uber has made it mandatory for all drivers and riders to wear a face mask at all times.

More important than govt money is finding some work, says Uber driver in Bengaluru

May 16, 2020 11:22 pm

Until the lockdown confined him to his one-bedroom house in north Bengaluru, Kumar would be on the road for 15 hours a day in his Maruti Swift Dzire. “We had seen jail on TV before, but this is what it must feel like,” he says over the phone.


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.