THE BLOG

16 APR

uberX and uberXL LAUNCH IN NEW ORLEANS

NOLA: we’re finally takin’ it to the streets with uberX and uberXL! Introducing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation available throughout Orleans Parish at the tap of a button.

16 APR

It's a Beautiful (Pool) Day in the Neighborhood

Since uberPOOL launched in August 2014, how are POOL people moving around San Francisco, New York City, Paris and Los Angeles? A look at the underlying Uber data shows hundreds of thousands of people taking millions of rides.

14 APR

Uber and Samsung Kick-Off Partnership

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Samsung, where over the next year, Uber will be featured at the top of the Galaxy Gifts widget on Samsung's new flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, along with other select Samsung models such as the Galaxy Note 4. Samsung users in the US who are new to the Uber platform will enjoy their first ride for free (up to $25) via the Galaxy Gifts offer. Uber will offer discounts to users in additional countries in the coming months.

9 APR

The Sixth Star Award

Goes Global

Driver partners are doing amazing things all around the world — day in and day out. That’s why today, we are excited to announce that – with the help of American Express – we are expanding the Sixth Star Award program globally. Learn more here...

7 APR

Certify - More Business Travelers Are Using Uber

Today expense management company Certify released their Q1 report highlighting Uber’s greater affordability and growing popularity among business travelers. Learn how thousands of companies are choosing a safe, reliable and more affordable option for employees.