Uber. Motor City. It’s on.
For the past few weeks, secret Uber Black Cars have been cruising around Metro Detroit and
getting acquainted with the local communities of Motor City. We’ve been tweaking and testing
and now we are making it official – Uber Detroit has its wheels 100% spinning in the D.
Uber’s Head of Global Operations, Ryan Graves, spent the day speaking with various media outlets, like the “King of talk radio in Detroit”, Paul W. and Huffington Post Detroit. Things really started heating up at MoCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit) in Midtown, where we hosted our official launch happy hour with guests from various industries around Metro Detroit, with complimentary Uber rides to and from the party! Local Uber partners showed off their finest vehicles inside the venue, representing all three of Detroit’s auto makers: Chrysler 300, Lincoln MKS, and of course the Cadillac Escalade.
Uber hopes to play a role in building a vibrant community downtown- whether it’s connecting people and places or being a part of the city’s greater revitalization efforts. As a tenant of the M@dison building, we’re immersed daily in the emphasis on leveraging innovation to rebuild the downtown area – a passion project that resonates with Uber! So let’s get to work together.
Need a reliable ride to get back home to Birmingham after a night out in Greektown?
Get an Uber.
Been drinking at the Tigers game and don’t want to worry about parking and driving?
Get an Uber.
Running late for your flight at DTW and need to make sure your ride picks you up on time?
Yes, get an Uber!
Haven’t signed up for Uber yet? Use the promo code ‘DetLaunch’ to score $20 off your first trip. Want to share what you think of Uber Detroit? We’d love to hear it! Send us your feedback at email@example.com. As always, be sure to follow us on Twitter @Uber_Det!
For more information on rates and coverage zones, check out our city page.
This city was built for driving, but it’s made for Uber.
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.