Top law firms gun for Uber in SA driver exploitation lawsuit
Mbuyisa Moleele Attorneys, assisted by Leigh Day, prepare a class-action lawsuit against Uber BV and Uber SA on behalf of South African Uber drivers.
Drivers plot Uber Eats app boycott amid looming protest
Scores of Uber Eats driver partners plan a nationwide protest against the company’s alleged “slavery” treatment of staff and significantly reduced earnings.
Flying cars showcased at CES 2021
General Motors and Archer Aviation both showcased their electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft at the virtual Consumer Electronics Show.
How 2020’s events are transforming the business travel sector
At a recent virtual event, two Concur partners, Uber and Flight Centre, shared insights about the impact of the pandemic on their customers and operations.
CompCom to fight merger creep, cartel conduct in digital economy
The competition watchdog believes the digital economy threatens to further marginalise vulnerable businesses and therefore regulation is necessary.
Uber, Bolt reject government’s proposed pricing controls
The e-hailing companies express concern that the planned Economic Regulation of Transport Bill grants the regulator extensive powers on pricing.
E-hailing protest ends in shooting, arrest of drivers
The two-day protest by Uber and Bolt drivers ended with two Johannesburg protesters shot with rubber bullets and seven others arrested.
E-hailing drivers hold nationwide protest, call for regulation
E-hailing drivers and operators across various platforms stage what they call the “mother of all” protests, calling for government regulation of the industry.
Uber SA launches motorbike courier service
The new on-demand delivery service will see Uber get a piece of SA’s courier market pie, as the industry copes with high demand amid the lockdown.
Ride-hailing app Taxi Live Africa begins expansion
After successfully operating in Durban and signing up 3 000 partner drivers, locally-developed Taxi Live Africa expands to Gauteng.
Governing bodies threaten shutdown of 'Bolt's manipulative system'
The South African E-hailing Association and the E-hailing Operators Interim Committee are demanding the halt of Bolt’s new low-cost service, Bolt Go.