Uber launches UberX in Vienna, plans Austrian expansion

Thursday 28 August 2014 | 09:25 CET | News
Taxi application provider Uber has launched the budget UberX service in Vienna, Austrian newspaper Die Presse said on its website. Uber brought out its UberBlack chauffeur service in March, offering transportation in quality cars such as the Mercedes E Class, ordered via app and paid for by credit card, with fares some 15 percent higher than regulated cab fares. With UberX, passengers travel in cars such as the Skoda Octavia and fares are about 25 percent lower than in a normal taxi. Uber's Austrian manager Johannes Wesemann told Die Presse that Uber is covered legally, as this counts as a

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Uber
Countries: Austria
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