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Cars Taxi orders Pointguard smart roof signs for the Abu Dhabi fleet

Cars Taxi orders Pointguard smart roof signs for the Abu Dhabi fleet

Cars Taxi Services Co. LLC has one of the largest taxi fleets in the United Arab Emirates with more than 5.000 taxis across UAE and GCC. The company was first among the taxi companies in Abu Dhabi to use low-emission hybrid cars and is now also the first AD Silver taxi company to step into(…)

NYTWA: “Here and across the globe, Uber thinks it is above the law”

NYTWA: “Here and across the globe, Uber thinks it is above the law”

NYTWA has received word that Uber is planning to file a lawsuit against the city to stop the cap on for-hire-vehicles. Bhairavi Desai, Executive Director of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, released the following statement: “Eight drivers have now died by suicide because of the crisis Uber created. That’s why Uber drivers and yellow cab(…)

Uber fails to report millions to Swedish Tax Agency

Uber fails to report millions to Swedish Tax Agency

Eight in ten Uber vehicles evade taxes by failing to report revenues. A full 68 per cent of gross receipts are not reported at all – meaning that Uber is failing to report around SEK 700 million to the Tax Agency in Stockholm alone. The Swedish Taxi Association commissioned a study of how Uber drivers(…)

Taxi and private hire drivers to face enhanced criminal record checks in England

Taxi and private hire drivers to face enhanced criminal record checks in England

Taxi and private hire drivers – initially in England – could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks before being granted a licence. Under the proposals, according to the BBC, every council in England would be told to carry out checks on all applicants. Current guidelines allow councils to set their own driver standards, including(…)

The ride-hailing war: Uber’s fight with taxis in Europe

The ride-hailing war: Uber’s fight with taxis in Europe

The relationship between ride-hauling services and traditional taxi drivers has never been friendly. After years of difficult coexistence, it seems that the situation has come to a head. Where do we go from here? Is peace possible? After the recent strikes in Spain, and with the MWC just around the corner, Barcelona could not afford(…)

Washington DC: In a once-flourishing taxicab mecca, rides plummet

Washington DC: In a once-flourishing taxicab mecca, rides plummet

The nation’s capital – Washington DC – once boasted the highest number of taxis per capita of any city, but in 2019, the number of taxi rides in the District are plummeting — leaving some wondering if the industry is doomed, WTOP reports. According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, while the number of ‘one-tap’ ride-hailing trips using(…)

Daimler Financial Services becomes Daimler Mobility

Daimler Financial Services becomes Daimler Mobility

Following the growing success of its moovel and car2go mobility services and its mobility joint venture with BMW, Daimler Financial Services (Daimler FS) will be rebranded Daimler Mobility later this year, it was announced as the company published its annual report – FleetMobility reports.   The financial division of Daimler AG had a successful 2018: about half(…)

More green (hydrogen) taxis for Denmark

More green (hydrogen) taxis for Denmark

The Danish government has presented a plan to kickstart the green transition for the taxi sector. From 2025 all taxis in Denmark must be zero emission and from January 2019, all current green taxis will receive benefits. All taxi drivers who own a zero-emission car, such as a hydrogen fuel car, will now be guaranteed(…)

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