Sunday, September 09, 2018

Uber top executives meet PM Modi, showcase Uber Air

New Delhi: Ride hailing app Uber on Saturday said its top executives met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and showcased its futuristic aerial taxi service under Uber Elevate.

Eric Allison, Head of Aviation Programs, Uber, and Nikhil Goel, Head of Product, Aviation, met the Prime Minister on Friday, on the sidelines of the Global Mobility Summit MOVE, and discussed how a multi-modal mobility platform can contribute to the economy, while helping reduce pollution and congestion, Uber said in a statement.

During the meeting, Allison apprised the PM “of the potential of Uber Elevate, showcasing the exciting future Uber Air can bring to the region and to the world,” it said.

Allison also highlighted the importance of a strong foundation for the next generation of innovations, including eVTOLs, carpooling and autonomous vehicles, the statement said.
08/09/18 Business Line