Earlier this year, Uber deployed drones in Mexico City to hover near vehicles stuck in traffic while displaying advertisements for UberPOOL, the company's carpool service.
The ads said a few different things about the advantages of sharing rides — that two and a half years of commuting time could be saved, that "the city would be for you, not for 5.5 million cars."
The marketing stunt managed to fly under the radar for a few months, but it blew up after Bloomberg published a photo of the drones last week.
Uber's carpooling option, UberPool, is going bicoastal. On Thursday, the company will launch UberPool in New York City, covering all five boroughs.
Uber will launch its carpooling service, UberPool, in Los Angeles on Thursday, the ride-hailing company announced Wednesday morning.
Uber has announced that it’s introducing its carpooling service in India. It’s now live in Bangalore and the company says that shared rides will cost up to 35 percent less than standard UberGo trips. UberPool will be available in se...
On Thursday transportation giant Uber plans to launch its experimental carpooling service — UberPool — in all five boroughs of New York. This expansion will mark Uber’s third UberPool-supported city, following the service’s debut in...