Uber provides UberMedic service to assist healthcare providers
UberMedic is designed to ensure that all healthcare workers who need to be mobile have a reliable and efficient way of getting around.
Flipkart ties up with Uber for delivery of essentials
Uber India has undertaken training sessions for its driver partners in health and safet...
From Flipkart to Uber, startups unite to deliver essentials
E-commerce firms sought help to move packages through Indian Railways' freight ne...
Uber and Airbnb lobby for gig worker bailout
Uber has lost about 20% of its market value since the end of trading on on Feb. 26, and Airbnb’s board considered revising its plan to go public at a recent meeting. But executives from both companies have focused on drivers and hosts when working the phones to secure some government relief.
Coronavirus: Ola, Uber suspend shared rides temporarily
Ride hailing companies like Ola and Uber have announced temporary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and protect customers and its drivers.
Covid-19: Uber, Ola suspend services in top cities
Uber has also shut down services in cities such as Visakhapatnam, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Ranchi, Pune, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Ajmer, Jaipur, Agra, Lucknow, Durgapur and Siliguri, among others.
Covid 19: Ola and Uber suspend operations temporarily in lockdown cities
With the death toll due to Covid 19 increasing and the government deciding to impose lockdown in 75 affected areas in the country, cab aggregators have decided to not ply their vehicles on the roads.
Ola, Uber fares touch rock bottom as demand falls by 50%
Pandemic is changing rules of business, landing ride-hailing platforms in unfamiliar territory. Meanwhile, local language sites, as well as IT firms are stepping forward in this hour of need.
Taking a cab? Uber, Ola issue safety guidelines to tackle coronavirus
Uber said it is working to provide drivers with disinfectants to help them keep their cars clean. “Supplies are very limited, but we’re partnering with manufacturers and distributors to source as much as possible. We’ll be prioritizing distribution to drivers in cities with the greatest need,” said a statement.
Amidst Covid-19 lockdown, a Mumbai-based startup is providing emergency rides in the city
Lockdown isn’t easy, especially for healthcare professionals, essential service providers and even those who need to visit hospitals frequently.
Uber loses French case, driver declared employee
Uber has long argued it is merely a platform linking self-employed drivers with riders, a model which allows for avoidance of certain taxes and social charges as well as paid vacations. However that practice, which underpins the gig economy, has increasingly come under legal attack in many countries.
Zomato, Swiggy orders drop 70% in 10 Days
Online food delivery orders for Zomato & Swiggy have dropped 70% in the last 10 days to under 1 million a day.
Covid-19: Ola, Uber see rides drop by a third
Business for cab-hailing firms, including Ola and Uber dry up as companies push work-from-home and cut business travel.
New ventures help office-goers sail through commuting chaos
Startups focus on carpools, buses and corporate services to make ride to work peaceful.
Uber may temporarily suspend accounts of riders, drivers with coronavirus
The ride-hailing company had said on Saturday it would offer compensation to drivers and delivery people diagnosed with the coronavirus or placed in quarantine for up to 14 days.
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