It’s been a big week for Uber in China. On Wednesday we announced uberCOMMUTE in Chengdu, and today we’re excited to announce the public release of the Uber API in China. Empowering developers to build moving experiences using the Uber API is a key part of our mission of transportation as reliable as running water, […]

As we continue to build our teams across the hundreds of cities where we operate, the Bay Area remains our home. That is why we are thrilled to announce and celebrate that we are deepening our roots here and expanding our headquarters across the Bay to Oakland.

More People in Fewer Cars

Today, we’re excited to announce uberCOMMUTE, an entirely new product for drivers. It will launch in Chengdu, China — our number one city in the world. uberCOMMUTE enables drivers who commute longer distances to share the cost of the trip. It’s carpooling at the press of a button.

This week, three driver-partners from Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are taking over our Instagram account to show us why they drive. Jump in the front seat with them as they take us on an unforgettable ride.

Uber Data from Opening Day

How do people use Uber to get to home openers of major sports in major US cities? Using #UberData from the 2013 season, we compare which sports and cities win out in our first ever Uber Sports Index.

Uber Expands throughout Michigan with Free Rides for 2 Weeks

UberX is hitting the streets of four more Michigan cities right NOW, and rides will be FREE for two weeks to celebrate. Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo and Flint are joining the party that Ann Arbor and Detroit started. There are now six spots on the back of your left hand you can point to when showing friends where Uber is connecting drivers with riders in the Mitten State.

Uber Launches on the Windows Phone

Choice is a beautiful thing. That’s why today we are excited to release a new Uber app for the Windows Phone, available for download now in the Windows Phone Store!

Obrigado Brasil!!!it’s Been Riooooooooooo

Dear Uberverse, we’re thrilled to bring you seven of the very best Uber driver-partners on the entire planet. Thanks to their dedication, professionalism, hustle, and pure, unadulterated Uberness—these seven drivers are headed to Rio to join the global celebration of world-class athleticism.

Because Everyone Loves Ice Cream

No matter where you are in the world, nothing captures the sweetness of a sunny afternoon better than ice cream. Friday, July 18th, we’re serving up cold treats on demand in 144 cities, in 38 countries, on 6 continents.

Uber Launching Amarillo with Free Rides for Two Weeks

Amarillo, your Uber has arrived! Starting at 6PM today, residents of The Yellow Rose of Texas will have access to the convenience and reliability of Uber, and rides will be FREE for two weeks to celebrate. So imagine you’ve just downed a massive steak and don’t have the willpower to walk it off or drive yourself home. Now Uber will be there to help you get around town to celebrate your achievement at the touch of a button — it’s that easy!

Uber Around the World

Here at Uber, things are happening pretty quickly. What launched from humble beginnings in San Francisco in 2010 grew to a global service spanning 3 continents and the world’s top cities in 2012. By the end of 2013, that number had more than quadrupled, and in early 2014 we hit the 100 city mark (and we’re just getting started).


This Fourth of July, we’re kicking off our partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to help keep you safe on the road! To get things started, we’re donating $1 to MADD ($10 for new riders) for every ride taken between 6 a.m. on July 4 and 6 a.m. on July 5 when you enter the promo code UberMADD. Help us spread the word!

Uber Launching El Paso with Free Rides for Two Weeks

Uber has been moving people in cities around the world since 2010, and we’re excited to expand to the Sun City – El Paso! Starting today at 7 PM, the convenience and reliability of Uber will be available in El Paso, and rides will be free for two weeks to celebrate.

Uber Lands in Lubbock with Two Weeks of Free Rides

Uber is arriving in the Hub City! Starting today at 7PM, Lubbock residents will be able to get around town at the tap of a button. Plus, rides are FREE for 2 weeks to give everyone a chance to check out Uber and ride in style in Lubbock.