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The new smartphone app Arro allows traditional cab drivers in the Big Apple to challenge Uber. The service lets users hail a taxi and pay for it from their phone without ever having surge pricing.

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Be It A Classic Chevy Or Rattletrap Lada, Cuban Taxi Culture Is Worth The Fare

In our continuing series about cars and travel in Cuba, we delve into all things Taxi. How to find one, what to pay, and why they're fascinating.

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Ridehailing companies Lyft and Uber filed paperwork to start operating in Nevada last week. If all goes well, you will be able to app your way around soon.

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A crowd near Mexico City attacked Uber drivers and their cars yesterday. At the same time, taxi drivers protested for a total ban on the ridehailing app.

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After battling with Uber, celebrities and New York Governor Cuomo, the De Blasio administration has shelved plans to cap Uber growth in New York City. For now.

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A federal judge in rules that California taxicab companies can sue Uber for advertising that it offers the safest rides on the road.

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Staff for Uber have praised Mexico City for becoming the first city in Latin America to issue official regulations for such smartphone-based services.

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According to Certify, Uber is beating taxis for business travelers. The ridehailing app took in 55 percent of ground transportation, while taxis were at 43.

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A viral marketing team released a prank video showing a New York traffic cop lifting the front of a yellow taxi to promote used-car site.

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Ever wonder what it's really like to be an Uber driver? For one, it's not as profitable as you might think.

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New Taxis Are Due By The End Of 2017

The London Taxi Company is getting a major investment from its owner Geely. At a new factory in the UK, the company will build a plug-in hybrid cab to go on sale in 2017.

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A cab driver responsible for hitting and killing a young boy received a ticket and a temporarily suspended license Monday, much to the frustration of the child's parents and local leaders.

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'Surge Pricing' Impacting Normal Cab Schedules

Some taxi drivers In Columbus, OH are finding ways to drive for Uber as well as their traditional cab companies.

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But More People Ride In Cabs. A Lot More

Guess what, there are now 14,088 registered Uber cars and 13,587 yellow cabs in New York City.

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Uber is working with BYD to lease the automaker's E6 five-door hatchback EV to the ridesharing drivers in Chicago, as part of the pilot program. The test already includes about 25 drivers and could grow to around 200.

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Sara Bahayi is probably the only female taxi driver in Afghanistan, and has been for two years now. She receives regular death threats, but she's on a mission to teach other Afghani women to drive.

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Tired of passengers vomiting in their taxis, cabbies in the South Korean capital of Seoul will begin issuing city-approved $138 fines to puking passengers.

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"Why can't we have competition? Why did the city think there had to be exclusivity?" – Taxi Association

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An 11-year-old girl from Arkansas is back at home after stealing $1,300 from her grandmother and taking a long-distance cab ride to meet a boy in Florida. Catching her wasn't too difficult, though. After her parents reported the girl missing, police found calls to the boy and the taxi company in her cell phone records, and they caught up to the vehicle in Georgia.

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Ridesharing service Uber is having a rough time legally these days. The app is blacklisted in India because a driver is accused of raping a female passenger, and now Portland, OR, is putting up its own legal defense against the on-demand taxis to keep them off the city's roads. The business is facing an investigation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as well.

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The growing popularity of on-demand taxi services like Uber and Lyft is revolutionizing the way people get around in many cities. Early data is starting to show that in the long term, they could lead to a fundamental change in the whole industry. The first steps of this transformation are already being felt on the streets of New York.

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