Exclusive: Uber to take on Ola Shuttle soon with bus, van ride-sharing

Uber_big_feNotwithstanding its constant denial, Uber is moving fast on introducing ride-sharing on vans and buses in India, with a likely launch of the service within three months, according to two persons in the industry briefed on the matter. San Francisco-based Uber, the world’s most valued startup, is thus opening another front in its direct battle […]

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Uber hires former Tata Sons exec Madhu Kannan to drive India business

UBER007Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it has appointed Madhu Kannan as its chief business officer for India and emerging markets with effect from 3 February. Kannan will be responsible for growing Uber’s business in India and new emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region through strategic partnerships and investment opportunities, Uber said […]

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