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Anyone living in Buenos Aires will know that since Uber’s arrival in April, the ride-sharing app has been the target of controversy in the City and its suburbs. Yet those who still want to use the service often face a …

Bad news, everyone. Uber is set to introduce its infamous dynamic or “surge” pricing to rides in the City of Buenos Aires. Ahhh, the good times were bound to end eventually. Now you’ll have to think twice about whether to …

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?…

Get ready to download another app to your phone. The City of Buenos Aires Legislature has approved the October launch of TAXIBA, an app that will enable users to order a taxi at the push of a button. The app …

Uber has announced it is testing out a “Self-Driving” car in its Pittsburgh headquarters. Uber customers in the U.S. are being invited to help test out this new model, which for now have safety drivers sent along “to make …

We all know the administration of City of Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta doesn’t like Uber. It has not wasted a single opportunity to side with taxi drivers and their mafia-like union whenever possible. But now, the whole ridiculous …

After five months in the country, the conflict-ridden ride-sharing app Uber has released its first official figures, stating that it has “more than” 1,000 drivers and 29,000 users.

In addition, Uber announced that the app had been downloaded by 500,000 …

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 …

Taxi drivers have adopted a new strategy to fight Uber. Have they found a new, more efficient way of blocking the streets? Are they finding and towing Uber cars themselves as a warning to other app-based drivers? No, According to

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, …