Black cab U-turn: Uber to partner with London cabbies after decade of dispute | U.S. & World

Written by on November 29, 2023

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber will open up its platform to London's black cabs early next year, the ride-hailing firm said on Wednesday, signalling a dramatic turnaround in its relationship with drivers of the British capital's iconic taxis.

In recent years, London's black cab drivers - who have to pass a test called "The Knowledge" requiring them to memorise thousands of routes within the city - blocked the streets in protests against the ride-hailing service.

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