What`s new in the taxi world? Our bilingual ‘Update’ summarizes the international news of the last days and hours. We recommend using a website-translator because some links can be in foreign languages.
We don’t want to work for Uber: the author Andrew Keen criticizes the presentation of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick at the DLD conference.
To the video of the conference
Quote of the day
„Travis Kalanick came here yesterday wearing his Jesus-garb saying we can provide 50.000 jobs. And what do you do? Are you asking critical questions? Obvioulsy not!”
All-women cab companies on the rise across India amid sexual violence fears: The popularity of all-women taxi services is on the rise in India, following incidents of sexual violence on its public transport and the arrest of a driver belonging to the Taxi App Company Uber over a rape allegation.
Honda CR-V EU-Version: The 2015 CR-V is part of a wave of next-generation advanced and sporty vehicles from Honda, which demonstrate the brand’s pioneering approach to engineering and technology solutions that make life better for its customers.
The good news
Philadelphia Cab Driver Gets $ 1,000 Tip For Two-Minute Drive: A taxi driver in Philadelphia was “shocked and overjoyed” when he received a $ 989.98 tip on a $ 4.31 fare.
News from Germany
Carpooling-Uber cooperation arrives in Germany: The Internet portal „Mitfahrgelegenheit.de“ has announced a partnership with Uber. In future, an Uber car can be called to get from home to the meeting point with the passenger.
Very angry at Mercedes: The taxi industry is very angry about this cooperation, because Daimler is involved with the Munich-based company Carpooling, the operator of „Mitfahrgelegenheit.de“.
Fifty-Fifty Taxi Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2015 is launched: Young people can continue to travel for half the taxi fare.