Uber will pay its 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
Opinion: If Uber is worth what the investors claim, I’ll eat my brake pads

Uber licence not renewed in London


Ride-hailing firm Uber is "not fit and proper" to be a private hire operator, according to Transport for London (TfL)...
Not fare: how Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers

How Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers


Uber drivers are secretly colluding to cause price surges that allow them to charge customers more, according to research seen by The Times.
Prince Philip gives up his personal Metrocab taxi

Prince Philip gives up his personal taxi


Prince Philip is handing over his private London taxi to the Sandringham Museum after 18 years of service.
New Chinese vehicle plant for Midlands signals dawn of electric black cab

Electric cabs on horizon as Midlands plant opens


Britain is to get two new vehicle plants in one. Geely of China has said its new factory in the Midlands will assemble hybrid black cabs and ...
Uber’s fake

Uber’s fake app foils undercover regulators


The taxi-hailing company Uber has been caught using software to fool authorities that have been trying to curtail its service around the world...
Uber boss's back seat tirade is latest in string of setbacks for taxi hailing firm

Uber boss's back seat tirade is latest setback


Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, took what may have been the most expensive taxi ride of his life last month when he shouted...
Opinion: If Uber is worth what the investors claim, I’ll eat my brake pads

Opinion: If Uber is worth what the investors claim


With a name like Uber, a business could not make the scale of its ambitions clearer. Deutschland über alles, and all that...