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Lawsuit forces Uber to stop operating in Colombia

Uber said Friday it will stop operating in Colombia following stiff opposition from taxi drivers' unions and a lawsuit that said the ride-sharing app was breaking local transport laws.

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Colombia orders Uber to suspend app services

Uber has been told to immediately suspend its ride-sharing services in Colombia, the industry and commerce authority announced Friday, citing unfair competition laws.

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Uber suffers fresh legal setback in Germany

A German court on Thursday barred Uber from offering rides through car hire firms, saying it lacked a licence to do so, in the latest legal setback for the US ride-hailing app.

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'Flying' river taxi tests Seine waters in Paris

A "flying" electric river taxi hailed by its creators as the future of clean city transport is being put through a battery of tests in Paris this week, with a view to being in service by the spring.

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Volocopter gets safety nod in push for air taxis of the future

How far off are we from hopping on and off air taxis as a familiar local mode of transport? Eyes this week were fixed on one company aggressively keeping up its bit to open commercial routes and bring this type of mobility ...

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Self-driving mobility scooter is shown in Singapore

(Tech Xplore)—Singapore has been noticed as one of the places in the world showing keen interest in our future with self driving vehicles. Ubergizmo's Tyler Lee noted that Singapore "has been testing out self-driving taxis, ...

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