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Addison Lee launches ‘new look’ digital booking interface to its customers

Private hire firm Addison Lee has launched a ‘new look’ digital booking interface to its customers this week.

The firm say they have launched a booking platform with access to a ‘wider suite of tiered services’, catering for different customer needs.

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Uber sees biggest-ever quarterly loss: $5bn in three months

Uber lost $5.24bn in the last three months, its largest-ever quarterly loss, news that sent the ride-hailing company’s shares sliding 10%.

The company was reporting earnings for only the second time following its share sale in May. The latest losses were worse than analysts had expected and the company announced revenues that were also below predictions.

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Will Uber ever make money? Day of reckoning looms for ride-sharing firm

Uber has big plans. The ride-hailing service wants to ferry the world around in self-driving cars and on electric scooters, deliver our takeouts and groceries by drone, and ship freight via robot trucks. But first Uber needs to answer a big question: will it ever make any money?

This week, Wall Street will have the chance to ask that question.

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Fleet News award winner Justin Patterson leaves Addison Lee to join Splend

Fleet News award-winning fleet manager Justin Patterson has left Addison Lee to join Splend as UK country manager.

The Australian-founded business provides cars to on-demand drivers who work for companies such as Uber, handling all the necessary financing, insurance and maintenance.

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Addison Lee’s Justin Patterson joins relocated ride-sharing driver services firm

Australian-founded firm Splend has announced a series of senior hires, including Addison Lee’s former head of fleet operations Justin Patterson, as it relocates its international HQ to London.

Addison Lee’s former head of fleet operations Justin Patterson is one of a number of senior hires announced by newly relocated firm Splend.

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Uber and rival Ola sniffing around London’s Addison Lee

Uber and Indian ride-hailing firm Ola are mulling bids for London-based taxi firm Addison Lee, which could create a powerful force in one of the world’s biggest private transport markets.

The US giant and Ola are two of “a handful” of companies talking to private equity firm Carylye, Addison Lee’s owner, according to Sky News.

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