With more than 30,000 people in London alone downloading the Uber app every week and a staggering 8 million users, and rising, worldwide, we thought we’d take a closer look at some fascinating facts about this worldwide transportation network company.
Uber has been in the news since its launch in 2009 and will no doubt continue to do so in coming years. There seems to be a fine line, which is a little blurred, between Uber and traditional taxis, but with the tap of your app an Uber driver will arrive to take you to your destination, it’s a modern way of hailing a cab!
We’ve included its funding time-line, along with the top 10 destinations to date in the infographic, And if you’ve ever wondered about the type of people Uber drivers are we have that covered too.
(See Other Interesting Infographic: Footballers and their cars)
The hugely successful transportation network Uber has its rivals, so we’ve also included a comparison between LYFT, and Uber against a standard taxi, and found some quite remarkable figures.
Take a look at our piece Uber: The Definitive Fact File and you’ll see just how the phenomena of Uber is making its mark across the world on a daily basis. It makes fascinating reading, if we do say so ourselves, and gives you an insight into how downloading an app to your phone has changed the way people travel from place to place, and usually save money too.