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Many Uber passengers in Buenos Aires have been caught off guard when their car drove up and the front car door opened for them. Or worse, settled down in the back seat and been asked to switch. What’s going on?…

At a time when the Buenos Aires City government has launched an all-out war against Uber, the ride-sharing app is making clear that it isn’t backing down.

Starting today, Uber customers in Buenos Aires City can now schedule trips up …

After the City of Buenos Aires government did everything in its power to make it difficult for Uber to operate in the city, it is authorizing a new fare hike for taxis. If all goes as planned, fares will increase …

Two City of Buenos Aires legislators saw themselves embroiled in controversy yesterday after presenting a bill that would have allowed City prosecutors to suspend or block websites and apps that violate local law. It was difficult not to see this …

Update: Traffic is once again moving on 9 de Julio Avenue and Santa Fe Avenue. BA Tránsito still recommends drivers remain cautious.

Modernity: the City of Buenos Aires welcomes you. The City Government announced plans to create its own mobile phone app so taxi drivers can receive requests from potential passengers via smartphone.

City Transportation Secretary Juan José Méndez mentioned BA Taxi, …

Around 100 taxi drivers have been picketing near the Obelisco on the 9 de Julio since 12 PM to (again) protest against Uber, making it (again) impossible to circulate in the areas surrounding the City of Buenos Aires’ center.

In the latest move to ban Uber from operating in Argentina, a court order was issued yesterday by the Buenos Aires City Government to block the use of credit cards on the ride-sharing app. In the resolution, the magistrate orders …

As if the Uber-taxi feud weren’t enough of a mess already, the arrival of another ride-sharing app to Argentina’s shores is likely to add some extra spice to the debacle.

Drum roll: Cabify, a Madrid-based ride-sharing app operating in …

Following Uber’s continued operations in the City of Buenos Aires despite a court order and a request for an injunction banning the app, taxi unions said basta once more today, protesting in front of the Obelisco on the 9 de …