All posts tagged "Uber"
French Taxis, Air Traffic Controllers, Schools on Strike
PARIS – Paris police fired tear gas and taxi drivers lit bonfires on a major highway Tuesday amid nationwide strikes and protests over working conditions and competition from non-traditional services such as Uber. Prime Minister Manuel Valls...
- Posted January 26, 2016
Taxis in Budapest Block Traffic, Demand Ban on Uber
BUDAPEST, Hungary – More than 100 taxis blocked traffic in downtown Budapest on Monday as drivers demanded a ban on Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The yellow vehicles from several taxi companies blocked off a key intersection...
- Posted January 18, 2016
California Fines Uber $7.6 Million on Rider, Driver Reports
SAN FRANCISCO – California fined Uber’s state subsidiary $7.6 million on Thursday for allegedly failing to provide regulators with enough detailed information on the ride-hailing company’s drivers and riders. Thursday’s decision by the California Public Utilities Commission...
- Posted January 14, 2016
General Motors Invests $500M in Lyft, forms Partnership
DETROIT – The automotive industry is placing its biggest bet yet that using a device to hail a ride – with or without a driver – is the future of transportation. General Motors Co. said Monday it...
- Posted January 4, 2016