Uber rolls out mask-detecting scanner in app to ensure passengers have face coverings


Users of the ride-hailing service Uber reported for not wearing a face covering will be asked to use a mask scanning feature before their next jo

Uber to appeal London ban


Ride-hailing firm Uber has said it will appeal Transport for London's (TfL) decision not to grant it a new licence to operate, putting 45,000 of
Cabbies hail new electric taxi but call on government to help drivers switch from diesel

Government must help cabbies switch from diesel


The body representing licensed cabbies has welcomed the new Dynamo electric taxi but says government must act to help diesel drivers switch.

Autonomous taxis make driverless debut in London


Self-driving taxis have hit the streets of London for the first time during a week-long trial in the capital.
Skoda has made a taxi app that lets parents 'charge' their kids for car journeys

Charge kids for rides with Skoda "Parent Taxi" app


Skoda has embraced the idea that parents are taxi drivers to their kids, by making an app that lets mums and dads "charge" for car journeys.

Plug-in London taxi now comes as a panel van, too


The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is no longer exclusively a manufacturer of London's iconic black cab — it now makes a panel van, too.
Not fare: how Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers

Taxi drivers fight London congestion charge plans


London's private hire taxi drivers, including those who drive Uber cabs, are launching legal action against the Mayor on the grounds of racial...

Uber will pay drivers to switch to electric cars


Uber has announced a year-long pilot initiative to provide cash incentives to some drivers who begin using electric cars.
Female Uber passenger charged £119 for eight-mile journey after 43-mile round trip while she slept

Female Uber passenger charged £119 for eight miles


An Uber user says she was charged nearly £120 for an eight-mile journey after the driver took her on a 43-mile round trip via another county.
Rapist taxi driver John Worboys to remain in prison after release decision overturned

Rapist taxi driver Worboys to remain in prison


The decision to release from prison a London taxi driver who was convicted of the rape and sexual assault of his passengers has been quashed...
'Uber driver' crashes into Buckingham Palace

'Uber driver' crashes into Buckingham Palace


A car crashed into the railings outside Buckingham Palace late on Saturday night. Video taken by a black cab driver...
York becomes second city to ban Uber

York becomes second city to ban Uber


York has become the second UK city to ban Uber after receiving more than 150 complaints about the taxi-hailing app.
LEVC TX new electric london taxi

New London taxi could be a game-changer


It looks very similar to every other London black cab currently on the road but the new London taxi, which goes into service today, is a world aw