One driver was charged $2.20 for a 16-minute journey, while another lost $50 on a trip. Both were reimbursed but say they quit the app nonetheless.
Levin Simes Abrams LLP said it had filed 85 lawsuits against Uber, with 321 cases pending. Some suits claim drivers assaulted sleeping women, it said.
Didi Chuxing, which roughly translates to "beep beep travel," is making its US debut in an especially hot market for deals.
People want to travel, but Uber and Lyft are struggling to find enough drivers. High prices mean some people are turning to public transit instead.
Lyft cofounder John Zimmer said ride-hail work generally has better pay than food-delivery jobs and offers more social interaction.
Revel is launching the service in lower Manhattan with an initial fleet of 50 Tesla Model Y crossovers.
The ride-hailing company Uber wants employees to work from home for two days a week to stay connected to colleagues, its chief people officer said.
Uber is curbing California drivers' ability to set prices and see trip destinations in advance, saying too many drivers rejected low-paying rides.
Didi is targeting an IPO as early as this summer at a valuation above the $62 billion it secured in its last funding round, Bloomberg said.
DiDi Chuxing has unveiled a custom electric sedan built specifically for ride-shares: the D1. The D1 was built in partnership with electric vehicle maker BYD. The electric vehicle has features like a smart steering wheel, several touchscreens, and artificial intelligence systems. The D1s will be used by drivers across cities […]
Uber on Thursday released financial results of its third quarter. For the three months ended July 31, Uber lost more than $US1 billion on revenues of $US3.13 billion. Shares of the company fell in late trading following the release. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Uber’s pandemic recovery isn’t […]
A California appeals court on Thursday unanimously upheld a lower court ruling requiring Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees under the state’s gig work law, AB-5. The ruling doesn’t kick in immediately, however, leaving in place an emergency stay issued in August until likely after the election. […]
A group of Uber drivers say the company’s messaging in favour of California’s Proposition 22 is breaking the law. In their lawsuit filed Thursday, they say the “threatening” and “coercive” messages break a 1915 law. An Uber spokesperson called the lawsuit “absurd” and said it lacked any merit. Prop. 22 […]
In two weeks, California voters will decide on Proposition 22. The ballot measure is backed by Uber and other gig-work companies and is in response to the state’s law requiring them to classify many workers as employees rather than contractors. If passed, the companies will pay into a floating benefits […]
Uber will likely still turn a profit by the end of next year despite the pandemic setbacks, JPMorgan said Friday. However, the bank’s analysts said the recovery has been stalled as COVID-19 cases show no sign of slowing in the US, and a second wave hits other countries. A resurgence […]
Uber will soon require some passengers to upload mask selfies to prove they’re wearing one. The rule will be enforced if drivers report a rider for not wearing a mask. Earlier this year, Uber began requiring all drivers upload similar verification selfies to ensure mask compliance. Masks have been proven […]
Uber’s hotly anticipated initial public offering last year left many investors disappointed. Adding to the fallout is a new lawsuit by employees who say an acceleration of their stock units’ issue date saddled them with extra taxes. Three days before its IPO, Uber moved the issue date for those units, […]