Lonely Planet Writer

Uber plans biggest taxi operation outside of US in India

Online taxi company Uber is massively expanding its operations in India, with a new operations hub in Hyderabad that will be its largest operations centre outside of the United States.

Uber's global brand expands operations in India.
Uber expands operations in India. Image by Alper Çuğun / CC BY 2.0

The company is working in partnership with the Telangana state government, and plans to invest US$50 million in the project in the coming years, training 2000 new cab drivers. The company has come under fire since moving into the Indian market, and had its license suspended over an alleged rape by a driver in Delhi in 2014. Read more: timesofindia.indiatimes.com