Summary of Uber’s Plan to Get More People into Fewer Cars

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Uber is no stranger to controversy. However, the firm started with a simple, noble goal: to offer users a ride at the click of a button. As CEO Travis Kalanick explains, Uber’s success has sparked a grander ambition: “to turn every car into a shared car,” thereby reducing carbon emissions and the number of cars on the road. Curious consumers seeking Kalanick’s response to Uber’s numerous disputes won’t find answers here, alas. Yet getAbstract believes his address offers knowledgeable insights on what the future of transportation may look like.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How the demise of an early ride-sharing service increased individual car ownership,
  • How Uber’s vision has evolved since the company’s launch, and
  • How new Uber services reduce carbon emissions and the number of vehicles on the road.
 

About the Speaker

Travis Kalanick is co-founder and CEO of Uber, a global ride-sharing platform.

 

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Uber’s ride-sharing concept is not novel. In 1914, a car salesman from Los Angeles coined a similar idea after noticing long lines of people waiting for street trolleys. He put a sign on his car advertising five-cent

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