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Russia: Uber is overpowered by Yandex

Russia: Uber is overpowered by Yandex

Yandex NV is mostly famous in Russia, where the Internet search provider has managed to keep a lead on Google Inc., and is now expanding successfully into the car-sharing market where it fends off with Uber Technologies. Yandex’s online-hailing application in Moscow alone has at least 15,000 taxis connected, according […]

Porsche Cayman GT4 is one hot taxi

Porsche Cayman GT4 is one hot taxi

Well, don’t expect to call it out because it’s not that kind of a taxi! The Cars & Coffee event in Aliso Viejo, California, over the past weekend, has seen the debut of a Porsche Cayman GT4 Taxi. The model in question has a Racing Yellow factory color along with […]

Is this the hottest taxi you have ever seen?

Is this the hottest taxi you have ever seen?

Well, chances are you will say “yes” but forget about taking a ride in it because this really isn’t your average yellow-finished people carrier with an immigrant behind the wheel. Taxis are something that go by unnoticed by petrol heads but what if they would become supercars or hypercars? In […]

South Korea: Uber to direct clients towards taxi company

South Korea: Uber to direct clients towards taxi company

Uber Technologies Inc., the well-known car hailing service provider aims to comply with local regulations in South Korea, so the San Francisco-based company will have users in the country’s third-biggest city redirected towards a local cab service. According to a statement from the ride-sharing company, Uber’s initial services in Incheon, […]

Uber faces ban against its services in Vietnam

Uber faces ban against its services in Vietnam

The car-sharing business sector has been growing tremendously in recent years, with Uber Technologies among the best known such service providers. They’re just as known for their cheap smartphone rides as for the worldwide protests and bans. The latest of the latter category comes all the way from Vietnam, where […]

Uber rival Hailo to ditch North America because of costs

Uber rival Hailo to ditch North America because of costs

With the advent of smart mobile devices, even transportation services have seen a revolution – the appearance of car-sharing services that rival the regular taxi and limo providers. One of the most famous such companies is Uber Technologies, a San-Francisco car-sharing provider that is equally known for its surprising IPO […]

Uber faces increased scrutiny from Brussels authorities

Uber faces increased scrutiny from Brussels authorities

The on-demand car-sharing smartphone service has become globally famous not for its Initial Public Offering valuation – although it was surprisingly big – but for the rising protests from tax and limo drivers around the world and intense scrutiny from municipalities. Just as it happened in other European cities, Uber’s […]

The Uber ride sharing app disregards Berlin ban

The Uber ride sharing app disregards Berlin ban

Uber Technologies, the company behind a smartphone ride-hailing application that has offended taxi services from all over the world, has now moved to disregard a Berlin ban – which could attract serious penalties every time it gives a ride there. The German capital’s senate banned the smartphone app from transporting […]