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Uber to run buses in Kolkata; partners with West Bengal govt

Ridesharing app Uber and the Transport Department, Government of West Bengal, on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch ‘Uber Shuttle’ - a bus service for daily commute - in Kolkata.

Ridesharing app Uber partners with Indian Navy to offer mobility solutions

Ridesharing app Uber on Monday announced it has partnered with the Indian Navy to become its exclusive mobility partner to offer transportation solutions for official travel and commute of naval officers, staff, and families across the country.

'Washington Moment': When Mukesh Ambani and Anand Mahindra waited for Uber ride in the US

Top industrialists, Reliance Industries chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani and Mahindra and Mahindra chairman Anand Mahindra, were a part of the Indian business delegation to the United States during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic America tour.

Uber expands ‘Reserve’ rides to six more cities in India, adds cash payment option

New Delhi: Ride-hailing app Uber today announced the expansion of ‘Reserve’ across six more cities in India, providing riders across the option to pre-book their rides 30 minutes to 90 days ahead of their travel, the company said in a statement.

Tata Motors and Uber sign an MOU for XPRES-T EVs

Mumbai: Automobile major Tata Motors on Monday signed an MoU with Uber, India’s leading ridesharing app, to bring 25,000 XPRES–T EVs into their premium category service.

Uber probes into hacking of its computer systems

New York/IBNS: Ride-hailing company Uber's computer network has been hacked Thursday, which resulted in shifting various of the firm's internal communications and engineering systems offline.

Ola and Uber in talks for a possible merger: Report

Ola and Uber are mulling a merger of their operations in India, media reports said adding that Ola co-founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal met Uber's top officials in San Francisco, US.

Uber names Abhilekh Kumar as the Director of Business Development for India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

New Delhi/IBNS: Ride-hailing company Uber has named Abhilekh Kumar as the new Director of Business Development for Uber’s India and South Asia business.

Uber to pay 70,000 UK drivers minimum wage, holiday pay, pensions

Moscow/Sputnik: Supreme court ruling guarantees 70,000 UK Uber drivers will be receiving a minimum hourly wage, holiday pay at 12.07 percent of earnings every two weeks and pensions, the company announced in a newsletter.

Uber, Amazon Pay partner to install safety screens in 40,000 Uber Autos

New Delhi: Uber and Amazon Pay on Friday announced a partnership to install plastic screens in 40,000 Uber Autos for enhancing the safety of riders and drivers across 7 Indian cities.  

Uber launches 500 E-rickshaws in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Ride-hailing app Uber on Thursday announced that it will deploy 500 E-rickshaws, the first three-wheeler product on its platform in Kolkata, for offering riders sustainable mobility solutions to support their travel needs, especially short distance and last mile commutes, in the Covid-19 world.

Uber Connect finds adoption among small family run businesses

New Delhi/IBNS: Uber has announced that since launching Uber Connect, its on- demand delivery service, in May, hundreds of small, family-run businesses across the country have used it to fulfill client orders in real-time, including items ranging from fresh flowers to fresh bakery goods.

Uber introduces Rider mask verification selfie in India

Mumbai/UNI: Uber on Monday introduced a new safety policy, which will request riders, who have been tagged for not wearing masks on a previous trip, to take a selfie which shows them wearing a mask, in order to book their next trip.

Uber to offer 30,000 free rides to CHILDLINE 1098 for helping children in distress across India

New Delhi/IBNS: Ride-hailing app Uber on Wednesday announced a partnership with the CHILDLINE India Foundation (CIF), supported by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development, the nodal agency which operates the CHILDLINE 1098, the only national, emergency helpline service for children, to provide 30,000 free rides to child care professionals for reaching and attending to children in distress.

Uber launches ‘Public Transport’ in Hyderabad

Hyderabad/IBNS: Uber on Thursday announced the launch of its Public Transport feature in Hyderabad, in partnership with the Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) and L&T Metro, making it the second Indian city where riders will be able to plan their transit journey with real-time information and end-to-end directions, all within the Uber app.