News tagged with taxis

Leading China taxi apps to merge

Leading China taxi apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache on Saturday announced a plan to merge, creating a new challenge for Uber Technologies Ltd.'s global expansion.

Feb 14, 2015
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Taxi app Uber defies ban in Spain

Smartphone car-ride service Uber vowed Friday to keep operating in Spain despite a ban following a lawsuit by taxi drivers and said it would fight the case in court.

Dec 26, 2014
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Uber hits roadblock as CEO charged in S. Korea

South Korean prosecutors brought charges on Wednesday against the founder and CEO of controversial smartphone taxi app Uber for operating an illegal cab service, the latest roadblock for the California-based ...

Dec 24, 2014
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Police question Uber after India rape allegation

Indian police questioned an Uber executive Tuesday about the company's claim it conducts comprehensive background checks and a top official called for the taxi-booking service to be banned nationwide after ...

Dec 09, 2014
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Dutch judges ban taxi service UberPOP (Update)

Dutch judges on Monday banned the popular ride-sharing service UberPOP from taking bookings via its smartphone app, threatening the US company with fines of up to 100,000 euros ($123,000).

Dec 08, 2014
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