German court bans Uber's unlicensed taxi services

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  • Thursday, 19 Mar 2015

UNDETERRED: Uber also said it will continue to operate services using professional limousine drivers and licensed taxi cab drivers.

FRANKFURT: A German court has banned Uber from running services using unlicensed cab drivers and set stiff fines for any violations of local transport laws by the pioneering online taxi firm. 

Uber, worth an estimated US$40bil (RM147.19bil) making it the world's most valuable venture-backed startup, has set out to revolutionise local transport services worldwide, from taxis to carpools to fast-food delivery. 

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