Uber extends weird offer of friendship to end feud with London’s black cab drivers

London 2012 - London Transport
Uber has extended a hand to London’s black cab drivers by offering to let them use the taxi service embedded in its platform for free for a year. Jumping before it might be pushed into another legal battle with London’s cabbies, the company has now offered to compromise with cabbies by letting them use its app for getting more rides. Without any irony, within the announcement, Uber has criticized the time it takes to pass ‘The Knowledge’ black cab test when GPS apps exist, as well as the £40,000 cost of buying a new, fully disabled-accessible cab. These are just two things that cabbies…

This story continues at The Next Web

from UK – The Next Web http://thenextweb.com/uk/2016/02/09/uber-extends-weird-offer-of-friendship-to-end-feud-with-londons-black-cabs/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s