It’s a clunky experience, bouncing between Uber and their preferred mapping service, like Google Maps, whenever someone new requests a ride.
The new driver app follows a tumultuous few months for Uber.
It will be rolled out slowly, alongside the new Android version, “over the next several months,” an Uber spokesperson said.
Until now, drivers have had to juggle multiple apps if they use an Android phone.
To help, Uber built a “route preview” system that focuses on the most important parts of each trip.
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To avoid the high cost of car ownership Singaporeans are gigging as Uber drivers with rented cars — Quartz
On weekends he likes to tool around with his family in the more spacious nation across the border—in his rented car, of course.
But if you don’t mind being an occasional Uber driver, you can get around this problem by renting a car and using your Uber proceeds to cover the costs.
The publication interviewed a former property agent who drives for Uber for four hours a day at most using a rented Toyota Corolla.
That’s enough to cover the cost of the rental, and he then has a car for his own use.
He rents a Honda Vezel for about $350 per week, from a car rental company that also happens to be an Uber subsidiary.
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