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Ranjona Banerji | The dashing kaali-peeli drivers of Mumbai

What made the Mumbai kaali-peeli my lifeline were the people, not the cars.

05 Nov 2023 12:08 AM

Taxi drivers bear brunt of unending lockdown

It will be very difficult to bring these drivers back to business as they are mentally unfit

27 May 2020 6:15 PM

Kolkata and the popular imagination

Being an intercity specialist, Savaari’s chauffeurs are trained specifically for long distance journeys

31 Mar 2020 5:29 PM

New York City to get its first self-driving passenger shuttle service

Optimus Ride will launch six autonomous shuttles in both the city and the state.

07 Aug 2019 7:37 AM

Cops track down Rajasthan man’s lost bag with Rs 72K in Mumbai taxi in hours

The police managed to find the taxi’s location and retrieve the bag that very evening, with its contents intact, from the back seat of car.

16 Jul 2019 2:14 PM


Wi-Fi in driverless taxis tested by Waymo

The Alphabet Inc subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix.

09 Jul 2019 4:37 PM

Taxi driver held for raping minor girl in Dungarpur in Rajasthan

An FIR has been registered against the accused.

26 May 2019 11:56 AM

Tesla to roll out one million robo-taxis in 2020

Tesla is ambitious in its plan and is promising to bring robo-taxis as early as 2020.

24 Apr 2019 11:25 AM

Oslo first city to charge electric taxis over the air

Induction is more energy efficient and enables charging the taxis while they are in the slowly moving queues at taxi ranks.

22 Mar 2019 10:06 AM

Cab driver harassed Air India pilot at Kerala Airport, arrested: Police

The incident took place when the Delhi-based Air India pilot, arrived at Thiruvananthapuram and waited for her cab at a kiosk.

10 Mar 2019 11:52 AM


Boeing's flying car lifts off

Boeing is competing with arch-rival Airbus SE and numerous other firms.

24 Jan 2019 10:12 AM

Waymo unveils self-driving taxi service in Arizona for paying customers

Waymo would not say exactly how many of its cars would be on the road in Arizona.

06 Dec 2018 9:59 AM

Uber posts $1 billion loss in quarter as growth in bookings slows

Uber is seeking to expand in freight hauling, food delivery and electric bikes and scooters as growth.

15 Nov 2018 3:42 PM

Uber to pay $148 million to settle data breach cover-up with US states

The settlement with 50 US states and Washington DC brings closure to one of several high-stakes legal battles Uber is seeking to resolve.

28 Sep 2018 8:35 AM

Uber being probed for gender discrimination: source

Uber is under investigation by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination.

17 Jul 2018 12:46 PM


China auto firms to set up ride-sharing platform

The three major car companies have set up a venture to establish a ride-sharing platform, creating the kind of service pioneered by Uber.

15 Jul 2018 8:23 AM

Uber proposes measures to regulate pricing mechanism

Uber proposed measures to address concerns expressed by the West Bengal government over its fare policy.

01 Jul 2018 1:52 PM

Uber testing new feature that offers cheaper rides if you wait

The company is testing a feature within Uber employees which offers them a cheaper ride.

20 Jun 2018 9:21 AM

Ola to add 10,000 electric three-wheelers to fleet

The Bengaluru-based company is aiming to get one million electric vehicles on its platform by 2021 to boost the electric vehicle ecosystem.

16 Apr 2018 4:25 PM

Ride-hailing apps run Indonesian tuk-tuks off road

In central Jakarta, bajaj line a curb, their drivers smoking or sleeping as swarms of motorbike drivers sporting Go-Jek or Grab.

25 Mar 2018 1:03 PM