Choice is a beautiful thing
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Choice is a beautiful thing. Berliners love it. We love it. Big Berlin taxi companies don’t. The only thing these companies care for is maintaining the old, blocking the new, preventing more people from having more choice, failing consumers and their own drivers.
Uber is evolving the way people move around their cities by bringing choice. Uber is committed to bring Berliners this choice and it will therefore heartily defend itself from any (legal) action aimed at preventing riders and drivers from accessing these options in Berlin or elsewhere in Germany. Legal actions initiated by incumbents such as Leipold, only serve vested interests, curbing choice and limiting new economic opportunities.
In respect of the injunction, it is important to clarify the facts. It is applicable to Berlin only. And we plan to vigorously appeal it and defend the underlying claim made by the claimant. To be clear, the claimant has so far chosen not to serve or enforce the injunction. Uber therefore will continue to provide its services in Berlin. The residents of this innovative and forward looking city continue to deserve – and demand – the benefits offered by Uber’s technology.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.