"If you approve this decision, it will put some 40,000 licensed drivers out of work," Ober said, referring to the London transport authority and its mayor. The residents of London are prevented from enjoying the luxury of traveling through Ober's service. "
The company, which operates taxi-like technologies in more than 700 cities around the world, said more than 3.5 million people in London used the application and its services.
The application is designed to make mobility easy, simple and secure by connecting them to a giant network of modern, air-conditioned and safe vehicles with skilled and professional drivers that can be relayed from anywhere, anywhere, at the push of a button, easily, safely and at a convenient price.
With more than 60 of the world's fastest-growing startups, Ober has grown into a conflict with traditional taxi drivers, with widespread strikes across several cities.
The company has caused a lot of media hype in the West with reports of sexual harassment and other criminal offenses being raised, while officials have criticized the company's simplified standards of driving drivers and not checking their backgrounds properly