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December 31, 2015

Uber Surpasses One Billion Rides

Uber has reached a new milestone: It’s one billionth ride.

The company, which launched in June 2010, announced the accomplishment — which happened Christmas Eve in London, England — in a blog post Wednesday.

“One billion. That’s a whole lot of riders and drivers sharing the road, special moments, and celebrations together,” Uber said. “Certainly far more than we ever imagined when we got started in San Francisco five and a half years ago.”

An uberX driver, Ara, picked up ‘Marvin’ in a blue Honda Insight Hybrid, and drove him from London Fields, Hackney to Hoxton for £5, which is roughly $7.40.

Marvin, for being the one billionth customer will receive one year’s worth of free rides while driver Ara will be gifted a vacation courtesy of Uber to the city of his choice.

Also, to celebrate the area where the milestone was reached, Uber will make a donation to a local charity: the Hackney Pirates. The agency aids in the development of the “literacy, confidence, and perseverance” of youths aged 9-12 across the borough of Hackney, “so that they are set up for success both in school and beyond.”


21 Responses to “Uber Surpasses One Billion Rides

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    avatar cory says:

    Sounds really interesting guys keep it up 😊

    avatar Shark lea says:

    this site is always full of good news

    avatar sara says:

    thanks for sharing

    Thanks a ton for sharing it. 🙂

    This is fantastic… Good to hear such news from Uber.

    this is nice to hear .. thanks admin

    avatar Game of Thrones says:


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    avatar wimbledon says:

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    avatar watsupdue says:

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