Uber on Monday announced the launch of its car-pooling product UberPOOL in India and Bangalore will become the first city to experience UberPOOL in coming weeks.


UberPOOL will join other carpooling services such as BlaBlaCar, Ridingo, Tripda and Meru Cabs who have launched such a service in India, in last 18 months. In UberPOOL, users can share a ride and split the cost with another person who just happens to be requesting a ride along a similar route. When Uber finds a match, it notify the user of a co-rider’s details.

Bhavik Rathod, General Manager at Uber in Bangalore said,

We will launch a beta version for Bengaluru users in the coming weeks. They will join millions of commuters in San Francisco, New York City, Boston, Austin and Paris who have been using UberPOOL for months now. Our vision for UberPOOL means helping solve some of the toughest problems cities are facing today, whether it’s congestion, pollution, or lack of access to transportation


Uber is currently active in 22 Indian cities.

About Author

Shivani Pandita

Shivani is an avid reader and loves to pen down her thoughts on paper in the most creative ways. She is more on the eccentric side, but it is this obscurity and uniqueness that makes her stand out. She has a passion for photography, travel and music. She strikes a thorough balance between intelligence and creativity and has a solution oriented approach to any problem at hand.

1 Comment

  1. Pingback: Will Carpooling see the daylight? Startups leading its revival - KnowStartup

Leave A Reply