Category: Taxi Industry Newsletter – March 2017

Uber to shut down Denmark operation over new taxi laws

Publication: The Guardian, Uber will shut down its operation in Denmark next month following the introduction of new taxi laws, the company has said, marking the latest European setback for the US ride-booking service. A company spokesman, Kristian Agerbo,...
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In China, As In The U.S., The Fight Over Ride Hailing Is Local

Publication:WABE 90.1, On the fringes of Beijing, surrounded by affluent housing compounds and the headquarters of some of China’s leading high-tech firms, there’s a slum folks call Didi Village. Cars with mainly out-of-town license plates are parked under makeshift...
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Both e-hailing and taxi services can co-exist | Opinion

Publication: The Star Online, INNOVATION is a tricky business. It is a disruption to the norm. On the one hand, it offers opportunity and development. On the other, it may cause some to be left behind. One innovation that...
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Canada seeks to end Uber’s tax advantage over taxi companies

Publication: Reuters, The new national budget unveiled Wednesday by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government took aim at ride-sharing providers such as Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], looking to end a tax advantage they have over traditional taxi companies....
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