This Fourth of July weekend, we are partnering with Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) to thank thousands of Uber driver-partners for making sure revelers have access to a safe ride home. As part of this nationwide public service campaign, we are asking our riders to help us support this important mission by taking the MADD pledge to not drink and drive.
Today we are opening a new Center of Excellence (COE) in Phoenix, bringing nearly 300 jobs to the Valley while enhancing our mission to provide world-class customer support for our valued riders and driver-partners.
In partnership with the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, today we launched the Drive to Thrive campaign to extend economic opportunity to 5,000 new women driver-partners in Chicago this year.
Today we are excited to announce the next addition to the Momentum Driver Rewards program: the Partner Fuel Card. Eligible partners will be able to unlock significant savings of up to 15 cents per gallon whenever they fill up at gas stations across the country. Learn more.
Uber launched in San Francisco five years ago this week. On Wednesday, June 3, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick gave a special address to employees, driver partners and others reflecting on the past five years and looking ahead to the future.
Five years in, our vision for Uber is still evolving. Looking back at where we’ve been is incredible. Where we’re going together is even better. Thanks for coming along for the ride.
We are pleased to announce that Amit Jain has joined Uber as President, Uber India. In this role, Amit will be running all business strategy, operations, and growth in a market of global strategic importance for Uber.
Today we’re publishing new Privacy Statements for both riders and drivers. These are half as long as before, with much less legal jargon. And they are available in 23 languages: the vast majority of the languages spoken in the 57 countries where Uber operates. These new statements explain more clearly and concisely what data Uber asks for, and how that data is used to provide or improve our services.
We’re always working to make the Uber experience as hassle-free as possible for our riders and driver-partners. That’s why today we’re excited to announce app updates designed specifically for deaf and hard-of-hearing partners.
Driver-partners are doing amazing things all around the world — day in and day out. That’s why today, we are excited to introduce the next 12 Uber driver-partners to receive a Sixth Star Award. Meet our latest winners from across the globe.