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After Australia, Ola planning to enter European market by end of this year
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After Australia, Ola planning to enter European market by end of this year

The company said it plans to expand the UK operations nationwide by the end of this year.

Uber hits new milestone, completes 10 billion trips across deliveries and rides
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Uber hits new milestone, completes 10 billion trips across deliveries and rides

Despite the struggles, Uber doubled its trip count over a year - from 5 billion to 10 billion.

Potential car buyers prefer radio cabs over personal vehicles; shifting preferences threaten to commoditise automobiles
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Potential car buyers prefer radio cabs over personal vehicles; shifting preferences threaten to commoditise automobiles

Many potential car buyers are delaying their decision to make their purchases as they see radio cabs and aggregators as a more convenient

Estonia's Taxify hopes to win Uber drivers by giving larger share of the fare
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Estonia's Taxify hopes to win Uber drivers by giving larger share of the fare

Founded 3-1/2 years ago, Taxify has 140 staff worldwide, a third of whom are based in Estonia.

Government is working on an app to keep a check on cab drivers that refuse to provide services
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Government is working on an app to keep a check on cab drivers that refuse to provide services

The app also gives the government a way to track the cab drivers who refuse to provide services without any concrete reason.

Uber's SVP leaves the company, Kalanick likely to go on a short leave
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Uber's SVP leaves the company, Kalanick likely to go on a short leave

Uber board member Arianna Huffington said in March that Kalanick needed to change his leadership style from that of a "scrappy entrepreneur" to be more like a "leader of a major global company." The board has been looking for a chief operating officer to help Kalanick run the company since March.

Uber is testing Autohawk in India, a vehicle monitoring system designed to improve cab efficiency
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Uber is testing Autohawk in India, a vehicle monitoring system designed to improve cab efficiency

When ready, Autohawk could provide in-depth information of a cab to Uber and fleet owners.

Ride-sharing a grey area under law; government should consider legalising
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Ride-sharing a grey area under law; government should consider legalising

While ride-sharing services are not expressly illegal, the specific conditions under the contract carriage permits granted to Ola and Uber render it illegal.

Book Uber directly from the Snapdeal app with the latest update
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Book Uber directly from the Snapdeal app with the latest update

Snapdeal, one of the largest online e-commerce marketplace in India has launched an in-app integration with Uber.

Uber confirms testing of a driverless hybrid Ford Fusion
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Uber confirms testing of a driverless hybrid Ford Fusion

The latest news confirms the fact that Uber is actually testing a self-driving car on the roads

Delhi: 33 diesel-run taxi drivers booked for violating Supreme Court ban
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Delhi: 33 diesel-run taxi drivers booked for violating Supreme Court ban

Delhi Police on Tuesday booked 33 diesel-run taxi drivers, most of them working for app-based aggregators, for plying their vehicles in the city.

Delhi: Ban on diesel-run taxis comes into force, authorities launch crackdown against violators
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Delhi: Ban on diesel-run taxis comes into force, authorities launch crackdown against violators

The ban on plying of 27,000 diesel-run taxis in Delhi came into force on Sunday, with the authorities launching a crackdown against violators.

AAP government cracks down on surge pricing by cabs
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AAP government cracks down on surge pricing by cabs

Delhi government on Wednesday said it will put a stop to "surge pricing" by cabs even as it impounded 68 such taxis over the past two days.

Ola ramps up CNG drive; will infuse Rs 200 crore in Delhi NCR cabs
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Ola ramps up CNG drive; will infuse Rs 200 crore in Delhi NCR cabs

Taxi aggregator Ola will invest Rs. 200 crore over the next six months as it expands the fleet of CNG cars on its platform with over 5,000 cabs in the Delhi NCR region.

Bonfires and tear gas in Paris as taxi drivers resume anti-Uber strike, disrupt traffic
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Bonfires and tear gas in Paris as taxi drivers resume anti-Uber strike, disrupt traffic

Paris taxi drivers have resumed a strike protesting against rival services such as Uber, and city authorities are warning of roadblocks and traffic disruptions.

Get free single ride in an Audi R8 or Hummer in Delhi, courtesy Uber 'supercars'
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Get free single ride in an Audi R8 or Hummer in Delhi, courtesy Uber 'supercars'

Uber is getting fast and furious in Delhi, souping up its fleet with chauffeured Audi's and Hummers as part of its new "supercar" offering.

Dear Janhavi Gadkar: How difficult was it for you, to call a goddamn cab?
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Dear Janhavi Gadkar: How difficult was it for you, to call a goddamn cab?

On 9 June, 35-year old corporate lawyer Janhavi Gadkar decided to celebrate a corporate deal by having a few (the number is still under dispute) drinks at a hotel with her colleagues on Marine Drive.

Delhi govt orders installation of GPS in all taxis for women's security
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Delhi govt orders installation of GPS in all taxis for women's security

In order to ensure women safety, Delhi government has ordered all taxi operators to install GPS in their vehicles.

Polygraph exams to biometrics: Uber plans tighter screening for drivers
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Polygraph exams to biometrics: Uber plans tighter screening for drivers

Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc, which had a driver was accused of rape in New Delhi, said it was exploring adding new methods to verify drivers' credentials and make its service safer.