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Uber signs deal to operate green-energy taxi’s in China

May 25, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Uber signs deal to operate green-energy taxi's in China

The U.S.-based online taxi-hailing service Uber has signed a deal in China to co-operate a fleet of green-energy taxi ‘limousines’ in the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province under the ‘UberGreen’ name. The logistics and drivers will be handled by a local company called ‘Green New Energy Limousine Service’ and the vehicles will be provided by Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile.

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Chinese taxi drivers on Strike against Uber

May 11, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Chinese taxi drivers on Strike against Uber

Taxi drivers in the city of Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, went on strike on Sunday May 10, protesting against the activities of the U.S.-based online taxi-hailing service Uber. About two hundred taxis joined the protest. The strike comes only days after Chinese authorities raided Uber’s Chengdu office to conduct an ‘investigation’, but the service wasn’t shut down.

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