24 Oct

Uber to go all-electric in London

The ride-hailing service wants London to be the first city where all its taxis will be electric in 2025, with a clean air fee added to help drivers go green.

Oct 17, 2018

Uber prioritises rider and driver safety

The e-hailing taxi service rolls out an in-app safety toolkit for both riders and partner-drivers

Oct 17, 2018

Uber IPO proposals value company at $120bn

The ride-hailing company could be valued at $120 billion when it goes public next year, according to US banks bidding to run the offering.

Sep 27, 2018

Uber to pay $148m to settle data breach cover-up

In a costly resolution to one of its biggest embarrassments, Uber will pay $148 million for failing to disclose a massive data breach in 2016.

Sep 6, 2018

Uber 'on track' for IPO in 2019

The ride-hailing company is on schedule to go public next year and has no plans to sell its self-driving car research arm, says CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

Aug 24, 2018

Taxify adds feature to help drivers earn more

The Driver Destination feature connects drivers to riders along their daily home and work routes.

Aug 22, 2018

Uber finally hires CFO, paving way for IPO

Financial services veteran Nelson Chai joins Uber as chief financial officer, an important step in its much-anticipated initial public offering.

Aug 21, 2018

Uber takes issue with proposed legislation

The e-hailing taxi company voices its concerns regarding the proposed amendments to the National Land Transport Act, including the licensing of drivers.

Aug 16, 2018

Uber still long way from finding profit

The ride-hailing company narrows its quarterly loss but is far from proving it can be profitable as it gears up to go public in 2019.

Aug 14, 2018

Kae Systems launches long-distance ride-hailing app

Users can book a large passenger vehicle, such as a bus or minibus taxi, to transport up to 30 people around the country.

Jul 31, 2018

Uber ups minimum fare charge

The e-hailing taxi service will increase the minimum fare for UberX rides from R20 to R25 in Johannesburg.

Jul 25, 2018

Uber, Taxify rival expands to WCape, KZN

Metered taxi e-hailing app Emergency Taxi sets up offices in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.

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