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.

Introducing #shuberX

We’ve collaborated with TOMS to bring you our most innovative and eco-friendly product to date. Introducing #shuberX!

Uber Vienna Has Officially Launched!

We’ve had secret Ubers rolling around the streets of Vienna for the last few weeks and you guys seem to love it, so let’s just cut to the chase: It is our pleasure to formally announce that Uber Vienna has officially launched! Since getting started here we have seen an incredible uptake and the local support […]

A Deeper Look at Uber’s Dynamic Pricing Model

A guest post about surge pricing by Bill Gurley, a General Partner at Benchmark and Board Director at Uber.

Uber Partners: Proud to Say ‘I’m Driving You’

From first-time entrepreneurs to seasoned driving professionals, the people who give you safe, reliable, comfortable rides using Uber’s platform are simply the best in the business. Here are a few stories about the men and women who are excited to say “I’m Driving You” as they get you where you need to go efficiently and affordably with uberX…

What Goes Up Must Come Down: Surge Drop is Here

Surge Drop — which lets you know if surge pricing at your location ends within 30 minutes — will begin rolling out to iPhone users globally this week.

Rotterdam, your Uber is arriving now!

Today we’ve got the first Ubers on the road in Europe’s #1 port city! After the Uber app’s debut in the Dutch capital, there’s no way we could ignore the biggest trading city any longer.

Vienna, your secret Ubers have arrived!

Let’s be honest, life in Vienna is pretty unique. Ignoring the slightly grumpy waiter (practically an institution) and focusing on the coffee with a shot of milk aka a “melange” instead is custom. The weekend starts on Friday at noon here, naturally. Probably just a few reasons why Vienna is selected as the most liveable city in the world year […]

Introducing Our New Chief Product Officer

Jeff Holden is joining Uber as Chief Product Officer. Having experienced Amazon’s hyper-growth from the very early days, he knows how to think big while building for the long-term and scaling a world-class product organization.

UberSKY: Give Your Love Altitude with On-Demand Skywriting

For one day only, hopeless romantics in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and San Diego can send a turbocharged love letter — powered by MasterCard Priceless Surprises — right from the Uber app.

It’s the #LittleThings: Colorful Roses from Uber + ProFlowers

Every rider who takes an Uber on the 14th will have a good chance of getting a rose or a special ProFlowers card during their trip.