TAXI & FHV

Can a ridehailing app be ethical?

Can a ridehailing app be ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch? Roman K. tried a lot of car jobs. After immigrating to New York from Tbilisi, Georgia, he worked at an auto shop, but the dust and chemicals made him sick.(…)

PRODUCT NEWS

Taxify rebrands as Bolt to expand its transport options beyond private cars

Taxify rebrands as Bolt to expand its transport options beyond private cars

Taxify, the ride-hailing company from Estonia backed by Didi and Daimler and now active in 30 countries, is making a key shift in its business today (March 8, 2019) as it gears up for its next stage of growth, TechCrunch reports. The company is removing “taxi” from its name and rebranding as Bolt, the same(…)

OPINION

INSTANT INTELL

Uber settles with Dutch prosecutors for $2.6 million fine

Uber settles with Dutch prosecutors for $2.6 million fine

Ride-hailing firm Uber has agreed to pay €2.33 million (US$2.6 million) in a settlement with Dutch prosecutors over the illegal activities of its UberPop service in the Netherlands in 2014 and 2015. The Dutch Public Prosecution Service announced on Friday the US-based company will have to pay fines totaling around €2.025 million across the four(…)

Back to Top