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Here’s Why Proton is Set To Join the Disruptive Drive

Why Proton is Set To Join the Disruptive Drive Uber ride hailing Geely Volvo electric self driving taxi

The Interview On May 9, Uber Malaysia’s general manager Leon Foong told business radio BFM that Uber and national carmaker Proton is discussing a potential partnership. While there are no further details available yet, there are several possibilities in the air.   Uber Proton Partnership The more likely scenario would be for a special sales arrangement between Proton and Uber. This

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Uber Partners Town to Offer First in Canada Urban Mobility Connectivity

Uber Partners Innisfil Town Council to Offer First Urban Mobility Connectivity In Canada transit last mile ride hailing sharing

Innisfil’s council, which serves a community of about 36,000 just 45 minutes North of Toronto and Uber today launched Canada’s first ride-sharing to transit partnership.   This partnership will not only encourage residents to access local transit hubs but will help them get around town and explore the community.   The Partnership This partnership will help Innisfil residents connect with the Barrie-South

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Uber Partners Aurora to take Urban Mobility to the Skies

Uber Partners Aurora to take Urban Mobility to the Skies electric VTOL aircraft Uber Elevate

Combined with autonomous flight-guidance, Aurora’s electric  VTOL and Uber aim to shape the future of on-demand urban mobility Uber announced today that it has selected Aurora Flight Sciences as a partner to develop electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for its Uber Elevate Network. The formal announcement of the initiative partners took place at Uber’s Elevate Summit in Dallas, Texas.  

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Uber Bows to Taiwan’s Ride-hailing Regulations

Uber bows to Taiwan ride hailing regulations partners licensed rental taxi companies

Uber Technologies will resume its ride-hailing service in Taiwan on Thursday after coming to an agreement with the Taiwan’s transport regulators, according to Reuters. The Agreement Uber and the Taiwan transport authorities said that Uber would continue to operate as a technology platform company to develop the taxi and public transport system in Taiwan, and that Uber would partner with

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Malaysia Holds off Bill to Regulate Ride-Hailing Services

Malaysia Parliament Holds off Bill to Regulate Ride-Hailing Services

Amid a growing number of ride-hailing regulation being drafted and passed in the Southeast Asia region and around the world, Malaysia seemed set to follow suit. On Tuesday, the amendments to the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board (CVLB) Act 1987 and the Land Public Transport Act 2010 were tabled by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukry proposing

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Taxi Alliance Stops Uber from Disrupting Tokyo’s Ride-hailing Industry

Taxi unions Alliance Stops Uber from Disrupting Tokyo's Ride-hailing Industry

Uber’s  blitzkrieg (translated from German as the “lightning war”) strategy to disrupt and conquer the ride-hailing industry in cities, continues to face strong opposition and resistance from taxi unions and regulators. In 2015, taxi unions in Tokyo joined forces to bring the ride-hailing giant to its knees – Their victory sets the stage for taxi unions around the world to resist the Uber’s

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New Taxi Law Marks end of Uber’s Ride-sharing Services in Denmark

New Taxi Law Marks End of Uber's Ride-sharing Services in Denmark

Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] will withdraw services in Denmark next month due to a taxi law that sets out new requirements for drivers such as mandatory fare meters, the company said on Tuesday, according to Reuters. Read Malaysian Ride-Sharing May be More than Uber and Grab Uber has faced headwinds since its app went online in Denmark in November 2014 as local

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Uber’s Arizona Crash Highlights Need for Company to Accept Responsibility

Uber's Arizona Crash Highlights Need for Company to Accept Responsibility when robotcar fails Consumer Watchdog

When Robot Driving Technology Fails, Consumer Watchdog says. While the driver of the other vehicle may have technically been at fault in the Arizona Uber crash, it could well be the case that the robot vehicle did not behave as a human-driven car would have, contributing to the crash. SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A crash involving an Uber

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Why Women Safety in Ride-sharing Matters

Women Safety in Ride-sharing Matters

Last week, Malaysians pondered a question: is a Muslim female takes a ride-sharing service with a male driver, does that constitute khalwat? Khalwat means close proximity between a male and female who are not forbidden by blood ties from marrying. Such situations are forbidden and are often the subject of enforcement raids by Malaysian religious authorities. The Federal Territories’ Mufti office took

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