London’s black-cab drivers use rival app to compete with upstart Uber
Taxi drivers in the capital are using Uber’s own weapon, the smartphone app, in their latest attempt to fight back agains the US company
A bank of monitors in the reception area of the Victorian office block that is the headquarters for London’s black-taxi drivers shows rolling videos of cabs blocking streets in central London this year and last in protest at the rise of rival car service Uber.
It seems a trifle negative for a body representing drivers who pride themselves on getting people around the capital quickly, comfortably and safely.
Source: Guardian Transport