Uber has announced that they will be launching a carpool service for the Indian market. Named UberPool, a beta testing of this service will be available in Bengaluru in the coming weeks. The cab-hailing company also confirmed that apart from Bengaluru, it will introduce the service to a select number of cities. Globally, UberPool services exist in Paris, Austin, Boston, New York and San Francisco.
Details Of The Service
With UberPool, commuters will get to share rides to cut down on the cost. The company stated, “Move past car ownership, as taking Uber becomes less expensive than using and maintaining a personal vehicle.”
Uber in India
Since India is a huge marketplace for Uber, it is focusing on further developments in the country. UberPool works as means to solve commutation issues such as congested road networks and traffic logs that urban cities are prone to.