On Friday, David Plouffe, chief strategic adviser of Uber Technologies Inc, announced intentions to create a new market and assist smart cities with developing better transportation systems, instead of generating competition.
While at a technology forum in Taipei, Plouffe went on to explain that a lot of Uber clients aren’t taxi users, and that the company gives opportunities for drivers to create an extra income for themselves, outside of their main careers.
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Plouffe said that ride-sharing is similar to hiring a vehicle with a driver, yet it differs in many ways too

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