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Motherboard

Drivers Think Bikers Are Less Than Human, Survey Says

Well, that would explain the road rage.
Julissa Treviño
4.24.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

We took a ride in Iran’s Uber to see how Trump’s new sanctions are really playing out

For ordinary Iranians trying to make a living, the situation is more urgent.
VICE News
8.20.18
apps

The True Cost of Your Uber Ride Is Much Higher Than You Think

Investor reports reveal riders only pay 41 percent of the full cost of each ride, with investors footing the remaining 59 percent.
Samantha Cole
12.2.16
Paris

France’s Government-Backed Uber Replacement Should Thrill Uber

The government-backed 'Le.Taxi' isn't a real threat — yet.
Greg Sandoval
10.7.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Uber Drivers Are Using Zombie Profile Pictures to Rack Up Cancelation Fees

As if getting into an unfamiliar car with a complete stranger isn't scary enough.
VICE Staff
9.22.16
Uber Earth

Will Uber Crush These ‘Ethical’ Alternatives?

Uber alternatives promise benefits and pensions to drivers.
Jordan Pearson
5.27.16
Premieres

Sounds Like Being Woozy Day Drunk to Us: Here's Nick Leng's "Drivers"

Pure good vibes from this LA-based 22-year-old.
Kim Taylor Bennett
5.11.16
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
Business

Taxi Companies Are Suing New York City for Letting Uber Kill Their Business

A coalition of taxi industry groups accuses Uber of purposefully targeting the city's yellow cab profession, and insists that New York City's regulators are to blame for allowing the ride-share service to threaten its survival.
Reuters and VICE News
11.18.15
Europe

‘Uber Killed Me’: Angry Drivers Take to Paris Streets to Protest Fare Cuts

On Friday, Uber France told drivers the company would slash its minimum rate in Paris by 20 percent, and by Monday, angry drivers were demonstrating outside the company's headquarters and had formed a union.
Pierre Longeray
10.13.15
uk

A UK Union Is Taking Legal Action Against Uber Over Drivers' Rights

Drivers' union GMB will contest that Uber drivers are employees rather than “partners.”
Emiko Jozuka
7.29.15
News

California Labor Commission: Uber Driver Is an Employee, Not a Contractor

Uber always did say that it creates jobs.
Jordan Pearson
6.17.15
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