Travis Kalanick, who built Uber into a ride-hailing giant, only to be ousted as CEO over the company's sexist "bro" culture, is cashing out.
Kalanick disclosed on Dec. 24 that he has sold off all his Uber stock — estimated at more than $2.5 billion — and is resigning from the board of directors, severing ties to the company he co-founded a decade ago.
Uber company inaugurated on Tuesday in Bucharest the largest center in Central and Eastern Europe that offers assistance to drivers and business partners in Romania, a center where they can contact directly Uber representatives to discuss various issues.
Taxi drivers protested on Tuesday at a rally in Bucharest called by the Confederation of Authorised Operators and Transporters, COTAR, which accuses digital transportation services like Uber, Bolt and Clever of "lobbying" the government into passing legislation that "will generate serious and illegal discrimination".
Uber announced that Australia will be the first foreign ticket market for the Uber Air flight service.
The company has chosen Melbourne as the third pilot city for its air taxi program after Dallas and Los Angeles.
Test flights should begin in 2020, and their business activity in 2023.
Several companies are developing flying taxis as a future mode of transport.
Ridesharing platforms such as Uber, Bolt or Clever have defrauded the state budget over the last four years, making illicit revenues from unauthorized activities in our country, and the urgency of an Alternative Transport Ordinance is not justified, consider the representatives of the Confederation of Licensed Romanian Operators and Hauliers (COTAR), in a press release issued on Thursday for AG