Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Uber Is Trying to Do Everything in Transportation
Uber Technologies has pursued a slew of businesses beyond taxi service to augment growth. Its ambitions run the gamut from motorcycles to flying cars.
The original Uber model is a luxury black-car service available at the touch of a mobile app.
UberPOOL is the company’s carpooling service in which drivers pick up multiple passengers.
BOATS AND MOTORCYCLES
UberBOAT is a water taxi service Uber offers in certain cities, including Istanbul. Uber brought a motorcycle taxi services, UberMOTO, to Asia.
Uber joined the food-delivery business with UberEATS, an app for ordering takeout meals.
UberRUSH is the company’s delivery service for flowers, documents and other parcels.
Uber for Business is a ride management platform for business managers to keep track of employee rides and organize expenses.
Uber in April announced a plan to develop a network flying cars by 2020.