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Ride-sharing with Uber comes to Athens

Uber arrives in Athens.
Uber arrives in Athens. Image by Stefanos Kofopoulos / CC BY-SA 2.0

The ride-sharing service through the Uber smartphone app is now available in Greece. Three types of services are planned for Athens: UberX (non-professional drivers with a four-door vehicle), UberBlack (drivers with a professional license and a black vehicle or SUV) and UberTaxi (taxi drivers who also own a taxi). Afterwards, Athens Uber plans to expand to other Greek destinations such as Thessaloniki and Rhodes. Read more: ekathimerini.com