Taxi Council Queensland (TCQ) says that the Government and police should be ashamed that illegal taxi operator Uber has made criminality and illegality cool. TCQ chief executive officer Benjamin Wash said that Uber has mastered the art of lies and deception, with sections of the media and some MPs falling for it “hook, line and […]
Category: Instant Intell
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Having started with a charm offensive at the DLD tech-conference in Munich on Sunday last week (offering partnerships with European cities in which 50.000 new jobs could be created within a year), Uber CEO Travis Kalanick did the rounds in Europe. Read more…. He told German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that “Uber is not going […]
Meanwhile, the business paper Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and 24/7 Wall St. did some pretty nifty research and found out that Uber was 6th on the list of ‘most-hated companies in the USA.’ Read more…
For the disruptive company, UberPop (UberX elsewhere) seems the preferred operational vehicle. In most cities where UberPop has been banned, the system keeps operating. Read more…
Daimler’s reaction was as quick as it was non-committal, stating that “moovel GmbH is well on its way to becoming mobility market leader in the world. Read more…
In many African countries shared taxi systems, usually based on 15- or 22-seater minibuses, form the backbone of public transport. In Kenya it is the matatus which provide public transport. But whereas cash, usually passed from the back of the (mini)bus to the person sitting next to the driver, was the norm, the BBC discovered […]
As Seen on a Brussels motorway, a cab can carry all sorts… nagging passengers or old horses in this NagCab?
The maker of India’s iconic Ambassador taxi, Hindustan Motors Ltd., has halted production of car at the Uttarpara plant near Kolkata, claiming lack of demand and lack of funds.
In the first of a new three-episode BBC-series ‘A cabbie abroad’, starting June 22 on BBC TV, London taxi driver Mason McQueen follows up on his Mumbai taxi driving experiences in the ‘Toughest Place to be a Taxi Driver’.