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Uber’s annual flying taxi summit reveals Uber Air has a ways to go  TechCrunch · 4 days
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Uber and AT&T team up for always-on connectivity for Uber Copter and Uber Air  TechCrunch · 6 days
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Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling... more
Uber’s flying taxi director of engineering is joining us at TC Sessions: Mobility  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
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Uber Air’s plan to get you from a skyport to an airport  TechCrunch · 5 days
Uber trips to and from the airport account for a significant number of rides. Uber doesn’t disclose the exact amount, but Uber Elevate Infrastructure... more
Uber to Unveil Next-Generation Volvo Self-Driving Car  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
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Uber Eyes Drones for Food Delivery, Unveils New Autonomous Car  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
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Uber is elevating its UberAir pilot program to include Melbourne, Australia - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
The ride-hailing giant hopes to have test flights up and running by 2020 and commercially available flights going by 2023. more
Uber, Lyft must continue to limit size of fleets in New York City - CNET  CNET · 4 days
To fight congestion, the city council votes to indefinitely extend a cap on the number of ride-hailing vehicles... more
In-car commerce startup Cargo extends Uber partnership to Brazil  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Cargo, the startup that brings the convenience store into ride-hailing vehicles, is making its first international expansion through an exclusive partnership with Uber in Brazil. Uber drivers in São Paulo... more
Lilium, the ambitious German air taxi company, picks London for its new software engineering base  TechCrunch · 6 days
Lilium, the ambitious Munich-based startup developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) device, has announced that London... more
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