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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,...
Danish high court declares Uber an illegal service

Danish high court declares Uber an illegal service

The Eastern High Court on Friday ruled that Uber is an illegal taxi service and ordered an Uber driver to pay a fine of 6,000 kroner. The ruling upheld a previous decision by the Copenhagen City Court that was thought to be a death blow to the popular ride-sharing...

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How the Karhoo taxi app ended up running on empty

How the Karhoo taxi app ended up running on empty

Halloween itself was to be payday at the supposedly well-funded start-up, which was reported to have raised $250m a year earlier and had been occupying swanky new offices at 55 Baker Street in central London since June. The week before the huddle, chief executive...

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