A multi-year partnership between Uber and Los Angeles Yellow Cab was introduced early Tuesday morning.
Beneath the deal, Uber will mix its operations with Los Angeles Yellow Cab’s 5 associate taxi fleets in Southern California, together with, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.
Taxi drivers will acquire entry to Uber journey referrals, which ought to present drivers with higher earnings alternatives, a information launch said.
“We’re thrilled to announce this partnership with Uber as a result of it’s a transparent win-win for drivers and riders,” mentioned William Rouse, CEO of the taxi operations.
The deal gives drivers with extra earnings alternatives and riders with sooner pickups, officers mentioned.
“Uber’s trip referrals are going to assist fill in our slower instances and maintain the drivers busy earning profits. Drivers are going to learn from this partnership for a very long time to come back,” Yellow Cab of Los Angeles board member and long-time owner-operator Aydin Kavak mentioned.
The six Southern California taxi firms complete about 1,200 automobiles, with a mixed service space that’s almost steady from the U.S.-Mexico border to north Los Angeles County, in line with the information launch.