Category Archives: taxi

Government Orders GPS Installation in All Cabs Plying in Delhi

A smart taxi company would just invest in them, make sure they vet their staff very well, have a monitoring system in place that checks that all devices on taxis that are working, can be seen on a map, then market aggressively saying that they are a safe company for passengers to drive with. Continue reading

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Uber riders can now earn points at luxury hotels

In-between shenanigans, Uber actually offers a pretty nice car service, and users are about to get a perk besides free water: points from chi-chi hotelier Starwood. Source: http://www.msn.com A few years ago I wrote about a blog about a  book … Continue reading

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Hailo taxi app unveils new features and teams up with futurologists – CITY A.M.

Taxi app Hailo has teamed up with futurologists to give an insight into the future of cities as well as launching two new features. Source: http://www.cityam.com There is certainly some merit to elements of this story and like many futurists … Continue reading

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United, TripAdvisor, Starbucks add Uber booking to their mobile apps

Despite its regulatory woes, Uber is extending its reach in the smartphone world big-time. Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com Before the taxi industry gets up at arms over this, you have options too. Some airlines such as Air New Zealand have Air NZ … Continue reading

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UberUber to launch cheaper service in Johannesburg – BDlive

Uber to launch cheaper service in Johannesburg BDlive CASHLESS driver-hailing app Uber will introduce its cheaper uberX service in Johannesburg on Thursday, slashing its ride costs in the city by about 35% compared with its standard offering. Source: http://www.bdlive.co.za It’s … Continue reading

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