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Tag : Uber

Uber London granted two-month licence extension to allow for scrutiny

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Uber London’s application for a full private hire operator licence has been rejected by Transport for London, which has instead granted a two-month extension as it … Read More »

Volvo unveils production-ready autonomous XC90 for Uber

4 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo and Uber have unveiled a fully autonomous production XC90 that could be used to provide autonomous ridesharing services in the future.

French ride-hailing app takes fight to Uber in London

5 months ago / 0 comments

French ride-hailing service Kapten has launched in London to bring a ‘best value’ rival to Uber.

Uber adds 15ppm ‘Clean Air Fee’ to fund switch to EVs

9 months ago / 0 comments

Uber has added a 15p per mile fee onto every trip taken through its app in London to help drivers switch to electric vehicles.

Toyota and Uber extend autonomous car partnership

1 year ago / 0 comments

Toyota and Uber are to co-develop an autonomous ride-sharing service, scheduled to launch in 2021.

Uber gets short-term licence for London

1 year ago / 0 comments

Uber has been granted a 15-month probationary licence to operate in London after making changes to its practices.

Uber halts self-driving car tests following fatal accident

2 years ago / 0 comments

Uber has suspended its pilot programmes on autonomous cars in the US following a fatal accident.

European court rules Uber is a transport company

2 years ago / 0 comments

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Uber is a transport company and not a digital service as the company had argued, ensuring that … Read More »

Sheffield suspends Uber’s licence

2 years ago / 0 comments

Uber has had its licence to operate in Sheffield suspended following an “administrative error”.

Uber covered up data hack for more than a year

2 years ago / 0 comments

Uber has admitted to concealing a data hack that saw personal data of 57 million of its ride-hailing users globally compromised.

Volvo helps foundations for self-driving Uber taxis

2 years ago / 0 comments

Volvo Cars has signed a non-exclusive framework with Uber to sell “tens of thousands” of vehicles with the hardware for autonomous driving on board, enabling the … Read More »

Uber CEO to meet with TfL boss over licence ban

2 years ago / 0 comments

Uber’s newly appointed CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is to meet with Mike Brown, commissioner of transport for London, next week to enter talks over the future of its licence … Read More »

TfL refuses to renew Uber licence for London

2 years ago / 0 comments

Transport for London (TfL) is to strip Uber of its licence to operate in the capital after concluding that Uber London Limited “is not fit and … Read More »

Uber to ditch diesels across UK by 2025

2 years ago / 0 comments

Uber is to levy a clean air surcharge on its fares to help fund a complete switch to hybrid and electric vehicles by its drivers.

Mercedes-Benz to rival Uber with new London ride share service

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz is to launch a new Uber-rivalling ride sharing service in Europe, kicking off with London.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 8 August

2 years ago / 1 comments

All the key news in fleet… Synergy makes two further appointments to board Vehicle leasing and finance credit broker Synergy Automotive has announced two further board appointments in … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 7 July

2 years ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet… July VRA meeting to separate diesel fact from fiction The Vehicle Remarketing Association’s July member meeting will focus on the … Read More »

Uber to expand electric car presence in London

3 years ago / 0 comments

Uber is to deploy a number of initiatives intended to expand the number of fully electric vehicles available on its app in London as a new … Read More »

LeasePlan and Uber sign pan-European partnership 

3 years ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan and Uber have signed a new partnership that will provide Uber partner-drivers across Europe with a full operational leasing solution.

Volvo and Uber to develop driverless cars

3 years ago / 0 comments

Volvo is teaming up with ride hailing app Uber to develop driverless cars.