Kochi: In line with its aggressive expansion plans in India, the American transportation network company, Uber has today launched in four more cities including Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, taking the total to 22 cities in India. The service was launched earlier in Kochi.
Uber launched in India less than two years ago. Today, India is the largest geographic market for Uber after the United States. With its current base of over 150,000 driver entrepreneurs and continued robust 40 percent month on month growth, Uber has quickly gained significant market share in India of over 35 percent.
“Uber has a simple goal, to provide access to reliable, safe and affordable transportation options for hundreds of millions of commuters across the country and the addition of these new cities to our network take that vision deeper into India. We continue to see exponential growth and adoption in new markets, and are thrilled to be creating thousands of entrepreneurship opportunities for people as driver partners on our platform as we expand into more cities.” said, Neeraj Singhal, Head of Expansion for India & the Subcontinent, Uber.
Uber continues to have a transformational impact in each of the 330+ cities across 60 countries where it is available. In India and around the world, Uber is creating hundreds of thousands of earning opportunities, helping decongest roads, significantly improving the safety, quality and convenience of transportation, fostering entrepreneurship at the grassroots, and providing women flexible, equitable earning opportunities.
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