German Court Bans Uber Across the Country

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A court has banned Uber from operating in Germany, creating a new hurdle in the company’s plan to expand in Europe.

The state court in Frankfurt ruled late last week that the car-sharing company lacks the necessary permits established by German transport laws to operate in the country, slapping it with a temporary injunction that bars Uber from legally operating in Germany pending a full hearing

This ruling is the result of a lawsuit brought forth by Taxi Deutschland, a German cab association that also offers a taxi-ordering app. Taxi Deutschland argues Uber skirts safety and insurance regulations that apply to conventional cabs Read more…

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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

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