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Uber has launched a minibus service in Egypt

Uber has launched an option for users to book seats on an Uber Bus that travels along specific routes in Cairo, Egypt.

Ride-hailing's potential to improve public transport

In many cities, ride-hailing apps are luring riders away from public transit and increasing traffic congestion. But with the right rules, they could enhance public transit instead.

Uber's acquisition of Careem stalled in Egypt

Egypt's Competition Authority is stalling Uber's acquisition of Careem.

When a driverless car has an accident

Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is responsible in the case of an accident – the manufacturer, the service centre or the vehicle owner.

Toyota invests $500 million into Uber

Toyota is reported to have invested $500 million into ride-hailing company, Uber. The transaction values Uber at $72 billion, $10 billion higher than how much Uber was valued earlier in 2018 when SoftBank Group invested in the ride-hailing company. According to the reports citing an anonymous source with alleged knowledge

Uber drivers in South Africa are now insured against injuries

Uber drivers and Uber Eats delivery partners will now be insured against on-duty injuries. This is a result of a "strategic collaboration" between Uber South Africa and Chubb Insurance South Africa Limited. In 2017 Uber secured injury protection cover for riders from Chubb. “We are proud to announce

BMW merges ride-hailing and car sharing into one app

German car manufacturer, BMW,is merging its car sharing and ride-hailing services into one app, ReachNow. The ride- hailz ing service and car-sharing service is currently only available in Seattle in the USA while Portland and New York only have the car-sharing feature. BMW Group acquired all of ReachNow (and