Uber fires back in high court row with TfL

Uber fires back in high court row with TfL

Taxi hailing company says regulator and court case aim to protect black cabs rather than give public what they want

Uber, the under-fire taxi-hailing app, has hit out at London’s transport regulator, Transport for London (TfL), for taking it to the high court on Monday in the latest threat to its explosive growth in the London taxi market.

The high court case, which will determine whether the Uber app breaks the law by effectively acting as a meter, is piling on the pressure for the ride-hailing firm.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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