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Uber commits $800m to electrify taxi fleet

All cars on Uber platform will be electric vehicles by 2040

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Uber launches ride services in Sharjah

Customers in Sharjah can access UberSelect, Uber’s more affordable service

Uber partners with Mastercard to offer free rides home to all inbound UAE residents

The service will be applicable for rides home from Dubai International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport

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Disruptors in the UAE: How have they shifted the landscape?

Disrupting, enabling, reinventing the system – whatever you want to call it, a shift in the status quo is alive and well in the UAE

Uber introduces enhanced Covid-19 safety precautions in the UAE

The new measures will be in place until the end of June after which it will be reviewed

Uber’s Middle East unit Careem sees recovery after 80% slump

According to the CEO, Careem has ruled out further job cuts after reducing staff by 31 per cent in May

Saudi wealth fund PIF buys Boeing, Citi, Facebook, Disney stakes

The PIF is looking into “any opportunity” arising from the economic wreckage of the crisis, its governor said in April

Uber launches UberMedics to support healthcare workers in the UAE

It has partnered with Mubadala as well as hospitals including Saudi German Hospital and Zulekha Hospital

Uber drivers in Qatar ‘on strike’ over lower fares

Drivers are said to have stopped picking up passengers in protest of new fare structure