Taxi and car service

May 07, 2018 - 12:01 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem, which had faced legal challenges stemming from regulations designed for traditional taxis. The new law, as described Monday by state news agency MENA, establishes operating licenses and fees. It...
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Two street vendors carry their goods as they walk across a rail crossing during a strike of Greece's railway, in Athens, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. All Greek train routes have been suspended for the day as railway workers stage a 24-hour strike to protest the privatization of the rolling stock maintenance company and demand the hiring of more stuff. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
March 06, 2018 - 9:20 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek train routes were suspended for the day Tuesday as railway workers staged a 24-hour strike to protest the privatization of the rolling stock maintenance company and a lack of staff. The strike also affected the section of the Athens metro serving the capital city's...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo a man leaves the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. Ride-hailing service Uber suffered a new blow Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 as the European Union's top court ruled that it should be regulated like a taxi company and not a technology service, a decision that could change the way it functions across the continent. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
December 20, 2017 - 1:44 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Uber suffered a new blow Wednesday as the European Union's top court ruled that it should be regulated as a transport company instead of a technology service, a decision that crimps its activities around Europe and could weigh on other app-based companies too. Taxi drivers...
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December 20, 2017 - 7:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union court ruling that Uber should be regulated as a taxi company (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The Spanish Taxi Federation, which represents just under half of Spain's 70,000 taxis, welcomed the European Union court ruling that Uber should be regulated...
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Uber drivers cheers after a senate vote aimed at regulating ride-sharing apps, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Thousands of drivers from Uber and cabbies are facing off in Brazil's capital as the Senate considers imposing new regulations that the ride-sharing app says would sink its business in its second-largest market worldwide. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
October 31, 2017 - 8:11 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Thousands of drivers from Uber and cabbies faced off in Brazil's capital Tuesday as the Senate voted to soften proposed new regulations that the ride-sharing app said would sink its business in its second-largest market worldwide. In the latest threat to Uber's global business,...
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In this photo taken on June 11, 2014, a taxi driver protests against Uber during a 24 hour taxi strike in Madrid, Spain. In a statement Saturday July 22, 2017, the city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws saying tariffs may violate several articles of the Law of Unfair Competition and consumer rights if they are below the cost of providing the service. (AP Photo/Paul White)
July 23, 2017 - 6:45 am
MADRID (AP) — The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws. Uber, the San Francisco-headquartered mobile ride-hailing service, offers rides from 15-29 euros ($17-$34) from Madrid's airport to the...
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June 21, 2017 - 6:36 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers have blocked one of the capital's main boulevards with their cars to protest against Uber services in the country. They are demanding that the ride-hailing company's application be banned because they say it's been operating illegally in the...
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People march and drive taxis during a protest called by the main Spanish taxi drivers unions in Madrid, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Taxi drivers across Spain are striking to protest the increase in cars run by private companies offering cheaper, mobile ride-hailing services. The small placard reads in Spanish: "For a respectable and professional taxi". (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 30, 2017 - 12:21 pm
MADRID (AP) — Taxi drivers across Spain set off firecrackers and threw objects at police Tuesday as they went on strike to protest the increase in cars run by private companies like Uber that offer cheaper, mobile ride-hailing services. Travelers arriving at Madrid's or Barcelona's airports and...
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May 30, 2017 - 4:58 am
MADRID (AP) — Taxi drivers across Spain's are striking to protest the increase in cars run by private companies offering cheaper, mobile ride-hailing services. Travelers arriving at Madrid's or Barcelona's airports Tuesday found none of the usual lines of taxis waiting to pick them up. The strike...
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