Angry French Uber drivers have created their own Uber

3 December 2015 - Last month, a group of Uber chauffeurs launched their own Uber-like smartphone app, which they hope will lure drivers away from the American platform and ultimately give them greater control over their business. Its founder envisions it as a "Made in France" alternative to Uber's American hegemony, though there are questions over its viability, and gaining traction among consumers will certainly be a challenge.

Toor, A. (2018), 'Angry French Uber drivers have created their own Uber,' The Verge, 3 December.

Metadata

  • Article
  • France
  • Yes
  • transport
  • On-location platform-determined routine work
  • Uber, VTC Driver
  • work organisation
  • English
  • The Verge (Publisher)
  • 2015
  • Open access
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