Uber Buys Middle Eastern Rival Careem for $3.1bn

Ride-sharing firm Uber has announced it is buying Dubai-based rival Careem for $3.1bn (£2.3bn). Careem was established in 2012,...

Taxify Rebrands as Bolt

Uber rival Taxify is changing its name to Bolt, the Internet ride-hailing company said on Thursday. “This update brings the...

Rivals BMW and Daimler Merging With a $1 billion Investment on the Future of...

BMW and Daimler are putting more than $1 billion into a joint venture that will develop ride-sharing, charging and parking services.

Uber’s New Features Enables Free Calls Between Riders and Drivers

Uber recently announced a new way for riders and drivers to communicate through the company’s app using voice over internet protocol, or VoIP. Much like...

BMW’s Premium Online Ride-hailing Service Launched in China

BMW has joined a handful of automakers to compete with transportation upstart Didi Chuxing, which bought Uber’s Chinese business in 2016. BMW has become one of the...

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