India: Uber lobbying with govt to allow ride sharing using private cars

Uber is lobbying the government to ease regulations to allow the firm to introduce ride sharing using private cars in India, a move that could become a game changer for Uber and its local rival Ola.

Uber India president Amit Jain said the company’s representatives are in talks with regulators to seek an amendment to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, that would allow ride sharing with private cars.

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