Aoeber returns to barcelona after four years
Ãœber started operations in Barcelona in April 2014 and withdrew from the city in December of that same year, when a judge ruled the cessation of the application uberPOP in all Spain, in response to a measure requested by the Professional Federation of Madrid Taxi , to confirm that their drivers lacked official authorization to develop their work and that their activity was unfair competition (see: close Ã¼ber in all Spain by court order). At the same time, the Generalitat of Catalonia imposed fines and opened disciplinary proceedings to the startup drivers (see: Catalonia imposes 56 fines on Uber and their valets). Ãœber returns to Barcelona after four years end of March 2016, he returned to Spain in Madrid with its UberX service and licensing VTC (see: Ã¼ber, back in Spain from Wednesday). And, despite the fact that 15 days later that same year Ã¼ber ruled out copy in Barcelona his new model of Madrid; four years later, the company returns to the Catalan capital with UberX, the service of car rental with driver licenses VTC, which has been operating in Madrid two years ago. Taxi drivers have already warned that they will not remain arms crossed before the return of the multinational company and that they will return to mobilize to defend the interests of the sector. “Barcelona is a very special Ã¼ber city and this time we want to do the right thing. We believe that Uber can be part of the solution to the great challenge of sustainable mobility for the city and look forward to working hand City Council, the Generalitat and the taxi industry to each other, getting every day more locals to leave their car at home” says in a statement the Uber director in Spain, Juan Galiardo. The platform ensures in the past three years has received thousands of messages from users interested in his return to Barcelona, where only in the year 2016, more than one million people opened the application to try to request a service. Ãœber highlights that all your drivers have a vehicle with Fiat VTC. It has proven, in addition, that professionals are discharged in the regime of autonomous or constituted as a company, as well as his criminal record, the datasheet of the vehicle and the term of the insurance policy, following the model of Cabify, the only platform that up to It now operated in Barcelona through VTC licenses. .