The partnership will be valid till December 2020.
This new feature ensures that feedback received from drivers can help make the platform safer for the next user, Uber said in a statement.
With Ubers new commute specific options, organisations can create dedicated transport programmes for employees and can create dedicated transport programmes for employees and clients, it said in a statement.
Uber expressed interest after Free Now invited additional investors to tide over impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is also likely that other bidders may come forward
Westminster Magistrates' Court heard arguments in the case earlier this month and a judge has now concluded that Uber has taken steps to address the safety issues and is fit to operate on London roads "despite historical failings".
The lawsuit claims that Uber's decision to accelerate the issuance of restricted stock units on the date of IPO created an additional liability of about $8 million for the employees. The stock took a beating in the months following the IPO.
The threat to suspend service in the most populous US state marks an unprecedented escalation in a long-running fight between US regulators, labor groups and gig economy companies that have upended traditional employment models.
Recovery rates have also improved in Jaipur and Chandigarh
Ride-hailing trips, in the past responsible for nearly two-thirds of Uber's revenue, increased 5 percentage points from their low in April, but gross bookings remained down 75% from last year.
Uber is hiring engineers in the fields of rider and driver growth, delivery, marketplace, customer service, digital payments, risk and compliance, safety and financial technology.
These expansion plans are in line with its vision to make mobility and delivery more accessible, and to become the backbone of transportation in thousands of cities across the globe, it said in a statement.
The firm's announcement comes after China enacted a national security law for Hong Kong, which has stirred worries over its future as a hub for international business.
Safety kits consisting of face masks, hand sanitisers and vehicle disinfectants will also be distributed to one lakh autorickshaw drivers across 20 cities including New Delhi, Gurugram, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangaluru, Mysuru and Madurai, Uber said in a statement.
Uber, which has gradually deepened its collaboration with agencies over recent years, last month announced its first software-based transit deal with an agency in the San Francisco Bay Area.
An IIT Kharagpur and IIM-A alumnus, Singh joined Uber in August 2015 from McKinsey and Co., where he was an associate partner.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Uber has launched multiple initiatives to support the government and communities across the country.
CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's efforts to move jobs to India was resisted by Uber’s chief technology officer Thuan Pham, who has since left the company.
Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in the email that Uber will "deprioritize" several of its finance-related projects, which included credit cards, a digital wallet and instant payments for drivers, the report on Thursday added.
As pressure mounts and investors tighten purse strings, startups cut costs, streamline businesses with a singular aim of making profits.
Parameswaran will now oversee operations in nine countries, including India, South Korea, Japan and Australia .
In separate statements, both the companies said riders will be able to access the services as per the rules laid down by the Government of Maharashtra for essential travel and that adequate safety precautions are being taken.
A three-member NCLAT bench upheld the order passed by fair trader regulator CCI, which had earlier rejected a plea seeking probe against Ola and Uber alleging unfair price fixation mechanism and abuse of dominant position by them.
The sanitisation hub has been set up at the Uber pickup zone of the BLR Airport, it said in a statement. Uber has made similar arrangements at the Delhi and Hyderabad airports as well.
Core proposition of the ride-hailing apps may still find takers, but the scale of business could be hit as consumers will be reluctant to take trips until a cure for the virus is discovered.
With no visibility of revival and change in consumer behaviour with respect to public transport, cab aggregators worry about prolonged difficulties ahead.