A peek inside the future of urban mobility – Uber uses annual Elevate Summit in Washington to showcase its Uber Air concept

Uber has provided travellers with an insight into the future world of flying taxis by showcasing what it expects the interiors of its proposed ‘Uber…..

Uber announces Melbourne, Australia as first international Uber Air pilot city

Uber has today announced Australia as the first international market for Uber Air, with Melbourne being selected as the third official pilot city. Melbourne will…..

A ‘Bolt’ from the blue – the London ride-hailing space gets even more crowded as Estonian arrival ‘finally’ launches

It is almost two years since a start-up known as Taxify made its first attempts to rival Uber with on-demand transportation services in London, the…..

‘It’s oh so quiet’ – new ‘Quiet Mode’ one of a range of new features available for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV rides

Since its formation, Uber has expanded mobility options by delivering new modes of transportation to the demands of users. With different price points for passengers…..

Uber and Starbucks lead the way, but Delta and American are ranked among the top five of most expensed North American brands

There’s no arguing that Uber and Starbucks are mainstays of corporate travellers, but US majors Delta Air Lines and American Airlines also appeared in the…..

Uber set to take control of Careem, but latter’s recognised brand means it will retain its strong Middle East presence

Ride hailing specialist Uber is to expand its global presence with a USD3.1 billion deal to acquire a rival in the Middle East. The company…..

A bad week for ride sharing: Ofo’s wheels buckle under the weight of losses, as Uber hits a wall in the UK

The fate of some major ride share operations has had a rocky week. First of all, Alibaba’s massive bike share company Ofo announced it could…..

Transportation Network Companies threaten airport parking revenues but face competition themselves from ‘airbnb for cars’

New research from US airport consultant Steve Van Beek (ENO Foundation, ACI et al) has discovered Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft are…..

Uber Elevate shortlists Japan, India, Australia, Brazil and France as potential home for its third launch city

In just five years’ time Uber Elevate expects consumers to simply touch a button on their personal devices and much like using Uber to order…..

The (New York) Empire strikes back: next move, Uber and Airbnb

It hasn’t been a good week for the gig economy and the Big Disruptors in the Big Apple. First it was the introduction of draft…..

“It’s time to disrupt the disruptors” – Uber Elevate has ambitious plans to take us all into the air

Just ten years ago and the name Uber was little known outside of perhaps the minds of a small group of individuals that were seeking…..