Category: Taxi Industry Newsletter – January 2017

Uber wants half of all London rides to be shared

Publication: Business Insider, Uber will steer Londoners towards carpooling in future, even though the bulk of passengers prefer travelling individually or with people they know. The company’s UK head of public policy, Andrew Byrne, hinted at the company’s shift...
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Queensland Taxi Council builds $2.3m ‘anti-Uber fund’ ahead of state election

Publication: Taxi Times, According to ABC, Queensland’s taxi industry is building a multi-million-dollar fund ahead of the state election to fight ride-sharing services like Uber. The Taxi Council has asked every licence holder to contribute $720 per licence to...
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Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi

Publication: The Guardian, The whole thing might not have happened without Bond – James Bond. It was mid-2008, the Canadian entrepreneur Garrett Camp had just sold his first company, the website discovery engine StumbleUpon, to eBay for $75m. To read...
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Bill would pave way for driverless car fleets in Nevada

Publication: Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada is one step closer to seeing autonomous vehicles on its roads. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has a bill drafted for the 2017 legislative session that will pave the way for driverless taxicabs,...
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