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Press Release From The Association Of British Drivers : London and Paris Have The Same Problem: Their Mayors

Paris ‘smog days’ have increased from 5 to 22 per year in the past 4 years as a direct result of the Mayor’s anti-car policies and despite a low emission zone. Paris now has fewer cars, but emissions have increased due to more congestion caused by cycle lanes,...

My Taxi launch electric scooter fleet in Lisbon

After announcing plans to add electric scooters to their portfolio a month ago, MyTaxi revealed the location of their pilot as Lisbon. Customers in the Portuguese capital can rent a scooter from a fleet of hundreds. For Daimler, this may open a whole new venture...

Taxi News is 18 years old this week

Taxi-news.co.uk has reached the the milestone of being 18 years old. Yes Taxi News has been bringing taxi drivers in London, the UK and the World, News from the Taxi Industry. Taxi News has gone through various reincarnations over the years but the one thing that...

ANOTHER NAIL IN UBERS BUSINESS MODEL COFFIN ?

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted on Tuesday to set a minimum pay rate for drivers who work for app-based companies like Uber and Lyft. This new rule will go into effect in 20 days, and it will require drivers to be paid at least $27.86 an hour,...
Why trees have wreaked havoc on Uber’s self-driving program

Why trees have wreaked havoc on Uber’s self-driving program

Uber's self-driving-car software has been routinely fooled by the shadows of tree branches, which it would sometimes mistake for real objects, insiders say. The revelation comes as part of a Business Insider investigation into the death of an Arizona pedestrian who...

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Uber Banned By Turkey

Uber Banned By Turkey

Uber is no longer allowed to operate in Turkey, a notice from the government states. Turkey believes the company is running an illegal taxi service and therefore cannot be allowed to continue without the necessary permits. Regular taxi drivers have protested against...

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