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18:39

National

Uber and Cabify pull out of Barcelona due to new legislation

SUR

Uber and Cabify announced that they were pulling out of Catalonia on Thursday after the authorities agreed to limiting private hire drivers to journeys booked in advance. A new decree, which states that there has to be a 15-minute time lapse ... between the reservation and the service, was passed by the regional government, the Generalitat, on Tuesday, as a concession to taxi drivers before they called off their strike last week. The announcement by Uber and Cabify came the day before the new ... totally incompatible with the immediacy of the services in demand, like UberX," said the firm on Thursday. MeanwhileMadrid taxi drivers went into the 11th day of their strike against private hire cars on Thursday. The drivers began their action on 21

17:33

National

Taxis continue Madrid protest as dispute over Uber-style cars flares up

SUR

...hire cars, known as VTCs in Spain, run by brands like Uber and Cabify. Last year central government devolved regulatory control of VTCs to Spain's 17 regions after taxi-driver pressure, as the taxi industry already has more localised regulation. After ... drivers must be booked by users well in advance and return to their base when not in service. This is to avoid what taxis see as unfair competition with Uber-style cars circling waiting for business. Amid motorway blockages and pickets at transport hubs,

13:41

National

Cabify returns to Catalonia after a month with way to get round private-hire-car restrictions

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January, complaining that the Uber-style services were unfair competition. Now Cabify, a Spanish brand similar to Uber, is back. In response to the new Catalan rule that private-hire vehicles must leave a time gap between receiving a booking and picking ... with each licence holder individually. Uber is waiting to see what happens before reentering the city and taxi unions have claimed "fraud".

12:56

Local

Malaga city to stop Uber and Cabify hovering near airport, stations and shopping malls

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

Councillors in Malaga are studying ways to take action to stop private hire vehicles from companies like Uber and Cabify waiting close to airports, railway stations or shopping centres, ready to approach if a user calls them up over their phone app. ... Uber recently started operating on the Costa del Sol and Cabify has increased its fleet size this summer. Councillors and local police recently met with taxi-industry representative's to discuss a map which would show exclusion areas around a list of

14:47

Local

Councils in Costa del Sol resorts are stepping up police inspections to monitor Uber and Cabify

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

The councils of coastal resorts are responding to demands from the taxi sector and have ordered their Local Police forces to closely monitor hire-on-demand drivers who work for companies such as Uber and Cabify, as well as those who operate a ... a licence (Uber and Cabify operate as intermediaries between the drivers and the users) can be fined 401 euros if they do not have a properly completed hire contract, and 601 euros if they try to pick up clients who have not previously booked them. ... checks around the airport and also the bus and railway stations. During the first week of this operation, which began on 5 June when the Uber service started, 17 drivers have been caught driving around looking for clients, whereas in the period from 1

12:10

Local

Taxis hold back action as Uber arrives on the Costa and Cabify expands its fleet

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

The arrival of 200 Uber cars on the Costa for the first time in the last week hasn't so far led to conflict with the area's taxi drivers, although some are not ruling out future industrial action. As news of an increase in the local fleet of ... Cabify, a similar ride-charging app, came at the same time as the launch of Uber, taxis asked local authorities and government to do more to help them stop private-hire cars of all types possibly breaking the rules. They want to see more checks at the ... airport, where Uber and Cabify drivers cannot pick up passengers without a prearranged booking, and have asked for an urgent meeting to find out why a parking area for up to 43 private-hire vehicles is to be set up by the terminal. Meanwhile, police have

15:08

Local

Uber and Cabify told not to drop off or pick up at feria sites to avoid taxi complaints

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Malaga city council has said that Uber, Cabify and other private-hire firms will not have special passenger loading and unloading bays within the security cordons during this year's feria. The move aims to prevent a repeat of last year's incident ... chances and private-hire vehicles will face the same access restrictions as any normal car. Taxis are unhappy at what they claim is unfair competition from app-based start-ups like Uber, which is operating on the Costa during Malaga fair for the first ... time. Uber had launched an advertising campaign in the city saying "See you at the feria".

14:41

Local

Uber to land on the Costa before the summer with at least 200 vehicles

Francisco Jiménez

The transport sector in Malaga will welcome a new operator this summer. The digital ridesharing platform Uber, which now boasts a presence in 600 cities around the world, is finalising its arrival on the Costa del Sol which will see the initial ... to every 4.4). Although the launch date has not been officially set, it is expected that Uber will start offering its services in Malaga and Marbella (and the towns in between) before the start of the high season. “Initially we are going to set up ... in Malaga, Torremolinos, Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Mijas and Marbella but we hope to continue growing as new licences are granted,” said the general director of Uber in Spain, Juan Galiardo, who added that the Costa del Sol was chosen because of its

20:38

Local

Court rulings see Costa head towards as many private-hire cars as taxis

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

A contradiction in the granting of licences to private hire vehicles, including app-based services like Uber and Cabify, means that Malaga province and the Costa del Sol is fast reaching a point where there are as many of these types of cars on the ... roads as taxis. On one hand, the national government is taking steps to delegate the regulation of Uber-style services (known as VTCs) to regional governments, in response to taxis' complaints that there is unfair competition compared to their ... that period. Now courts are slowly finding in favour of the rejected VTCs and pushing up the number of Uber and Cabify cars, especially in the Malaga area.

11:50

Local

Taxi strike over Uber and Cabify causes disruption and delays in the rain

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

...what they say, is unfair competition from new minicab companies like Uber and Cabify. Drivers and their union say that these new-generation firms, where passengers arrange a lift via mobile phone apps, cause unfair competition by offering much lower ... activity of the start-up transport companies like Uber and Cabify (which in Spain are described as VTCs - vehículo de transporte con conductor). Central government attempts to limit the amount of VTC licences to one per every 30 taxis and appease the taxi