Taxi

  • VIC Government adding $2 fee per Uber trip, funding Taxi’s old business model

    Technology has meant ordering a ride from A to B has become easier, faster and better. Thanks to ride sharing companies like Uber, the transportation industry and specifically taxi services has received a well overdue disruption. The Victorian Government has today announced all commercial passenger vehicle providers charged a levy equivalent...
  • Uber celebrates New Years with their 1 Billionth trip

    Well Happy New Year Taxi industry, your biggest rival just registered the 1 Billionth trip worldwide. That’s an astonishing number and congratulations to the ride sharing service. This year Uber seen a couple of important successes here in Australia, with Uber now becoming legal in the ACT and NSW....
  • Uber offering free rides to new customers, extends middle finger to Taxis

    Today in Melbourne and soon around the country, Taxi drivers are striking against Uber. They’ll tell you the service is illegal and unfair because they don’t pay a ridiculous $30-$40K price tag for a plate. In reality, technology and a better service has arrived and their protests are little...
  • Review: Uber Sydney

    Coming from a rural town, I’m not used to cabs, I only ever use them after I’ve had a few drinks and need a lift home but every time I’ve used one I haven’t been too impressed. Uber is a completely different story though. Uber is an app for...