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Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.

By September 19, 2014


Uber snags former NY taxi regulator to lead policy

Startup's new hire, former taxi commissioner Ashwini Chabra, has a history of connecting the public and private sectors.

By May 20, 2014


Uber bumps into more roadblocks in Europe

After running into trouble trying to launch its car-for-hire service in France, Uber faces a new hurdle in Spain, according to blog site Tech.Eu.

By April 21, 2014


Paris taxi drivers strike, but Uber opens second front in the war

After a political setback last week, Parisian taxi drivers protest new-era car services booked via smartphone apps. But the new UberPop ride-sharing service could bring even more disruptions.

By February 10, 2014


Taxi dispute gets physical in France with attack on Uber car

During a day of protests by taxi drivers in Paris, an Uber car carrying a technology executive was left with slashed tires and broken windows.

By January 13, 2014


Honda announces new, more efficient engines, hybrid system

At the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show, Honda announced a new series of engines and other drivetrain technology, giving this effort the moniker Earth Dreams Technology.

By December 1, 2011