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Uber facing ban from Apple and Google app stores in Taiwan

Taiwanese authorities have requested that Apple and Google remove Uber from their app listings, in the latest effort from the country to rid its roads of the ride-hailing service. The government asked both Silicon Valley giants to scrap the Uber app from Taiwanese versions of the App Store and Google Play. It also requested the… Read More

Uber to bring surge pricing delivery fees to UberEats

Having introduced UberEats earlier in the summer, and taken out local rivals in the effort, Uber has now announced its plans to introduce its contended surcharge pricing model to the food delivery app. ‘We’re asking UberEATS customers in select cities to pay more for delivery when they order from restaurants in areas where demand is… Read More

Disability rights group sues Uber over lack of wheelchair-accessible rides

A disability rights group from Chicago is suing ride-hailing company Uber for violating wheelchair accessibility regulations. The federal lawsuit, filed by Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago and a group of individual plaintiffs associated with the group, alleges that Uber fails to provide sufficient wheelchair access across its fleet. The group is seeking to push Uber… Read More

Didi launches car rental service in China

Ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is adding a car rental service for customers in several cities, to take advantage of the enormous domestic tourism market in China. Users can reserve a car through the Didi app and have it delivered to their door within two hours. The service, which is currently in beta testing in Shanghai,… Read More

Uber London to take legal action over new city transport rules

U.S. car ride giant Uber is taking legal action against Transport for London (TfL), after the regulator proposed a new set of laws which could harm the company’s operations in the British capital. Uber sent an official ‘letter before action’ to TfL, explaining that it would soon enter the initial stages of a legal battle… Read More