cabs

argentina

Why Women Could Be the Key to Uber’s Success in Argentina

Newly decriminalized in Buenos Aires, Uber may benefit from the bad reputation that traditional taxis have with women.
Meaghan Beatley
11.11.16
japan

Why Tokyo Cabs Are Giving Out Free Iced Tea

While it may seem unfair that Japan gets all the free cab tea, it’s probably a good thing that the promotion is in the land of immaculate cabs rather than here. Would you trust a free green tea from a cab driver in New York?
Wyatt Marshall
7.12.16
Features

What Detroit Cabbies Say It's Really Like to Drive During Movement Festival

The highest highs and lowest lows of the city's annual techno-blowout—from the people who've seen it all.
THUMP Staff
6.6.16
Uber Earth

This Lot in Brooklyn Shows What Uber Did to NYC More Clearly than Any Statistic

Uber's autonomous fleet of cabs isn't here yet, but the residential streets of Greenpoint are already lined with unused yellow cabs.
Erik Franco
5.27.16
Uber Earth

Uber's China Problem

The ride-hailing service must contend with Chinese government crackdowns and disgruntled cabbies. Can it win on both fronts?
Jamie Fullerton
5.25.16
Stuff

​Uber Drivers Tell Us About Their Worst Customers

Ever wonder how a customer gets a one star rating?
Jake Kivanc
4.27.16
News

Sydney's Ubers Are Set to Become Legal and More Expensive

The NSW Government has announced Uber will become legal, regulated, and probably more expensive from midnight tonight.
Chris Shearer
12.17.15
Stuff

Toronto Taxi Drivers Are Comparing Uber to ISIS And Hanging on to Moving Vehicles in Protest

Canadian cabbies really, really don't like the ride-sharing company.
Manisha Krishnan
12.9.15
Stuff

We Spoke to Niagara’s Illegal Taxi Drivers About Uber, Drunk Kids, and Driving Criminals Home

Illegal cabs, a.k.a. "speedies," are a way of life in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Jake Kivanc
11.16.15
Stuff

Drunks, Vomit, and Shouting: What Uber Drivers Actually Think of Their Passengers

We spoke to a few of London's Uber drivers to get their thoughts on picking you up when you're shitfaced.
David Hillier
11.3.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Shirtless Cab Drivers Stormed an Edmonton City Council Meeting to Protest Uber

The cabbies began to take their clothing off while shouting that council was "taking the shirts off their backs." Then they asked for pizza.
Jake Kivanc
9.23.15
apps

Uber Appeals Class Action Status, Insists It's Not a Cab Company

Uber is doubling down on the notion that it's a technology company first and foremost.
Sarah Jeong
9.16.15
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