The company said it plans to expand the UK operations nationwide by the end of this year.
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
Many potential car buyers are delaying their decision to make their purchases as they see radio cabs and aggregators as a more convenient
Founded 3-1/2 years ago, Taxify has 140 staff worldwide, a third of whom are based in Estonia.
The app also gives the government a way to track the cab drivers who refuse to provide services without any concrete reason.
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.
When ready, Autohawk could provide in-depth information of a cab to Uber and fleet owners.
While ride-sharing services are not expressly illegal, the specific conditions under the contract carriage permits granted to Ola and Uber render it illegal.
Snapdeal, one of the largest online e-commerce marketplace in India has launched an in-app integration with Uber.
The latest news confirms the fact that Uber is actually testing a self-driving car on the roads
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paris taxi drivers have resumed a strike protesting against rival services such as Uber, and city authorities are warning of roadblocks and traffic disruptions.
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.
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.
In order to ensure women safety, Delhi government has ordered all taxi operators to install GPS in their vehicles.
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.