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  • Uber

    Uber announces launch of Covid-19 specific features and policies

    As millions of people start moving again, Uber has announced the launch of several Covid-19 specific features and policies to set the highest possible safety standards for riders and drivers in Bangladesh.

  • Ride sharing

    Pathao, Uber send letter to BRTA urging them to allow ride-sharing to resume

    Two major ride-sharing companies have written to the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to allow them operate their services like other public transport.

  • Uber services now in Cox's Bazar

    Uber now in Cox's Bazar

    Uber announces the launch of its services in Cox's Bazar, making it the fourth city in Bangladesh after Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet.

  • Uber, Pathao and Shohoz get BRTA certificate

    Three major ridesharing service providing companies Uber, Pathao and Shohoz have got enlistment certificate from Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to operate their service in the country.

  • Three steps to check your ride with Uber

    With the aim to strengthen the safety of its riders, Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company, has launched a public awareness campaign, Check Your Ride, to all riders across the six continents where Uber operates.

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    Uber launches road safety campaign in Bangladesh

    With an aim to raise awareness around road safety, Uber has launched a road safety campaign in Bangladesh.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Eid: Uber users complain of surge pricing policy

    Users of the ride sharing service, Uber, have recently alleged that the fare was exorbitantly high during the Eid holidays and therefore, many of them opted out of the service and instead took other modes of transport.

  • Brac University student run over by pickup in capital, seven others killed in two dists

    Another young life lost on road

    She was on track to be an engineer and make her family’s dream come true. But her life was cut short by a road crash yesterday.

  • Uber unveils IPO with warning it may never make a profit

    Uber Technologies Inc has 91 million users, but growth is slowing and it may never make a profit, the ride-hailing company says in its IPO filing.

  • Uber launches driver safety features

    Ride-hailing company Uber has launched a comprehensive set of app-based safety features for drivers in Bangladesh. The features bundled as "Driver Safety Toolkit" contain GPS tracking facility for every Uber trip and an emergency button.

  • Uber Eats will be available in Bangladesh from April 2019

    Uber Eats comes to Dhaka in April

    Good news for food lovers! Uber will start its app-based food delivery service in Bangladesh in next month.

  • Uber launched in Sylhet

    'UberMOTO' launched in Sylhet

    Uber, one of the largest ridesharing companies, yesterday launched its motorbike operation “UberMOTO” in Sylhet, said a press release.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    One lakh people earning via Uber

    Uber has changed the commuting ecosystem in big cities like Dhaka and Chattogram and created income opportunities for about one lakh people in the last two years, a top official of the world's largest ride hailing service provider said yesterday.

  • Shakib Al Hasan.

    Shakib Al Hasan to bat for Uber as Brand Ambassador in Bangladesh

    Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, announced on 4 December that ace all-rounder and captain of Bangladesh's test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country.

  • ride-sharing services

    Ride-Hailing Services: Key guidelines gathering dust

    With ride-hailing services growing rapidly in Dhaka, user complaints are also on the rise. But errant operators, drivers, and riders cannot be held accountable because the companies are yet to be registered with the BRTA.

  • Number of motorcycles doubled in Dhaka

    Bikes in Dhaka doubled in 8yrs

    Though the number of motorcycles doubled in Dhaka over the last eight years, experts have suggested controlling the two-wheeler as it is a "very risky mode of vehicle".

  • World's largest on-demand ridesharing company Uber

    Uber exits SE Asia in new retreat from global markets

    Uber sells its Southeast Asian business to rival Grab, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the US firm's latest retreat from international markets.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Uber launches uberHIRE in Dhaka

    Uber, the world's largest on-demand ridesharing company, launches uberHIRE in Dhaka.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Ride-apps get nod, need BRTA permit

    Popular ride hailing mobile apps like Uber and Pathao have been given approval from Bangladesh’s cabinet division under a framework of fresh guidelines.

  • ride-sharing services

    Ride-apps to get govt nod

    The road authorities open the door to app-based transport service providers like Uber and Pathao but on two key conditions -- fares cannot be more than that of taxi services and security cannot be compromised. The government will fix or re-fix the fares if there is any discontent among passengers over those, according to the proposed guideline for the ride-hailing services.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Uber used 'undercover agents'

    Ride hailing company Uber have been obligated to turn over to a US federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company's "fraud and theft" and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed "like a scalp" to the wall, a court official says.

  • Relief with tap on app

    On a busy September evening last year, Limana Solaiman, a private service holder, waited at Kakoli in the capital for about one and a half hours to hail an auto-rickshaw home.

  • Uber joins forces with global public transport

    Ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] says it is joining a global public transport association to improve mobility in the cities it operates in.

  • Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57m riders, drivers

    Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Uber to introduce bike service in Dhaka from tomorrow

    Global pioneer app-based ride-hailing service Uber announces to launch bike service UberMOTO for customers in Dhaka from November 14.

  • Uber

    Uber joins NASA to develop flying taxis

    Uber unveils a partnership with NASA that will see it develop flying taxis priced competitively with standard Uber journeys.

  • World's largest on-demand ridesharing company Uber

    Uber to launch bike-sharing service in Dhaka

    Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, is going to launch a bike-sharing service in the capital very soon.

  • Expedia's Khosrowshahi poised to take Uber CEO job

    Expedia Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi is poised to accept Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] offer to become its new CEO, according to an internal memo sent to Expedia staff, putting him in charge of turning around the loss-making, scandal-ridden company.

  • Uber integrates national helpline number in-app

    Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, announces the integration of the nationwide emergency number 999 in its rider app to enhance rider safety.

  • Southeast Asia's Grab to get $2.5b extra firepower in Uber battle

    Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead over Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in the region and grow its payments platform.