Coca-Cola links up with Cargo to provide refreshments in Uber and Lyft rides

Coca-Cola links up with Cargo to provide refreshments in Uber and Lyft rides

Coca-Cola is teaming up with in-car commerce platform Cargo to bring beverages to passengers using Ubers and Lyfts across the US. The partnership will see Coca-Cola’s Smartwater brand become available to purchase from Cargo-equipped rideshare cars in cities including New York, Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Washington D.C., Baltimore, and now also Atlanta. The water brand will […]

Uber now offers car rentals inside its app

Uber now offers car rentals inside its app

Uber has teamed up with peer-to-peer car-sharing service Getaround to launch a new product made for those who’d rather have the whole vehicle to themselves. The company’s new offering is called Uber Rent, and it will give you a way to find, rent and unlock cars listed on Getaround’s platform from within the Uber app. […]

Uber’s Southeast Asia operations acquired by competitor Grab

Uber’s Southeast Asia operations acquired by competitor Grab

Following weeks of speculation, Uber has sold its business in Southeast Asia to Singapore-based rival Grab. The deal will net Uber a 27.5 percent stake in Grab, while Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will join Grab’s board. It’s said to be the largest acquisition by a Southeast Asian firm. Grab, meanwhile, will take over Uber’s operations […]

Uber Creates Double Decker Bus Dining Experience at SXSW

Uber Creates Double Decker Bus Dining Experience at SXSW

Uber, the taxi and food delivery app, has created a dining experience at the top of a double decker bus at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, to promote its Visa card. The activation worked with chef Nic Yanes to create a menu that reflects Austin’s neighbourhoods with flavours including Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Tex-Mex and […]

Uber marks International Women’s Day with a film showcasing its women drivers

Uber marks International Women’s Day with a film showcasing its women drivers

For International Women’s Day Uber has launched a campaign film to celebrate its female drivers, while at the same time battle unfair stereotypes of women behind the wheel. The campaign is dedicated “To all the women who challenge the status quo and press for progress everyday.” Developed by Uber’s in-house creative team, CreativeX, the campaign […]

Uber officially launches ‘Uber Express Pool’ in select cities

Uber officially launches ‘Uber Express Pool’ in select cities

After being piloted in Boston and San Francisco, Uber is officially launching Express Pool in those two cities along with Los Angeles, DC, Miami, San Diego, Philadelphia and Denver. The ride-hailing company plans on launching the service in more cities soon. Express Pool, like Uber Pool matches a driver with riders along a similar route […]

Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan

Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan

Sony Corporation has said that it will build an AI-based ride-hailing system in Japan in partnership with five taxi companies. The service will use artificial intelligence to manage taxi dispatches and forecast demand based on factors like weather, traffic and local events. Sony’s announcement came just before Uber chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi, who is currently […]

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