A woman is suing Uber, alleging her driver sexually assaulted her as she was sleeping in the backseat just minutes away from her Los Angeles home.
The tech start-up plans to release the feature in 30 locations sometime in August.
Surveillance video shows Natalia Harrell pulling a gun from her bag and shooting another woman before the Uber driver stops the car, a police detective swore in an affidavit.
Rideshare giant Uber is being sued by more than 500 women in multiple states who say they were attacked while utilizing the company's services.
The report revealed Sunday revealed the extraordinary lengths Uber undertook to establish itself in nearly 30 countries.
Hertz, Tesla and Uber are teaming up to make rideshare services more ecofriendly.
Uber Reserve, which allows users to book rides up to 30 days in advance and automatically adjusts reservation times based on flight information, is expanding to 39 U.S. airports.
It’s the sixth annual detailing of some of the most interesting and unusual items passengers mistakenly left behind.
Those looking to fly in and out of LAX, as well as getting a ride in an Uber or Lyft in Los Angeles County, will once again need to mask up.
Uber, which had mandated masks since May of 2020, said Tuesday that both riders and drivers will no longer be required to wear them.
Both Uber and Lyft later said that surge pricing had been disabled and the companies would work to refund any customers who experienced "unintended charges."
Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft are rolling out fuel surcharges to help offset the rising cost of gas. Some drivers say the surcharge is simply not enough to help with the pain at the pump and plan to rally Wednesday for higher pay.
Uber and Lyft are adding new fees amid rising gas prices.
The national average surpassed $4.35 on Thursday, and California is leading the way with the highest state average of $5.67 per gallon.
Sky high gas prices has Uber and Lyft drivers asking for help.
“It’s super expensive. We can barely make enough money to pay the bills,” said rideshare driver Jorge Hernandez. “I’m thinking of doing something else. It’s getting tough.”
Uber driver DaVante Williams was stranded with a teenage passenger for hours on the snowy I-95 and is being praised for going “above and beyond” to get her home safe.
The new audio recording is one of three new safety initiatives Uber is starting. The company will also roll out audible seat belt alerts and RideCheck Enhancements.
A South Carolina man has been convicted of abducting and murdering the woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride in 2019.
People looking to use ride-hailing services such as Lyft and Uber might be in for some difficulty Wednesday, as many drivers are conducting a one-day strike for better pay and status under the law.