Then it was another woman's turn in the exercise to prepare drivers for Uganda's new all-female ride-hailing service, Diva Taxi. The taxi service, dreamed up by a local woman who lost her logistics job at the start of the coronavirus outbreak, was launched in June and has recruited over 70 drivers. It's uncommon to find women taxi drivers in Uganda, a socially conservative East African country where most women labor on farms or pursue work in the informal sector.
As a livery cab driver in the Bronx for more than a decade, Orlando Lantigua knows some of his customers well. In the outer boroughs and low-income New York neighborhoods — where yellow cabs rarely go and public transportation is sometimes sparse — residents who lack smart phones or credit cards have relied on livery cabs for generations. More than 100 livery cab bases have closed their doors since 2015, when ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft began to provide a large number of trips, cuttin
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model. In a filing in New York state court in Manhattan, Uber also sought to void a rule banning the issuance of new licenses to for-hire vehicles through August 2020.
A former taxicab 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan, found in a Colorado self-service wrecking yard with 350,664 miles.
Flying water car. The Bubble is a 100 percent electric water taxi created by the French company SeaBubbles. The goal is to lower pollution and provide relief from heavy traffic on busy city streets.
Uber had argued that it was merely an app.
There won't be a human driver behind the wheel. At all.
London Taxi Co. shows off a prototype of an electric TX5 with a range extender at UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Beijing, taxi companies would have to come up with about $1.3 billion to replace gas-powered cabs with electric vehicles.
Why have self-driving cars, when you can have self-flying cars?
Fewer vehicles would be more efficient, MIT argues.
What's Swedish for 'taxi!'?