Uber may be forced out of Switzerland

Uber may be forced out of Switzerland

Aug. 14, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
It seems Uber’s days operating in Geneva are numbered. 
Taxi driver resigns after driving cab down stairs

Taxi driver resigns after driving cab down stairs

July 22, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
A taxi driver in the town of Zug has decided to resign after he drove his cab down a flight of stairs near the main s...
Uber loses court battle in Lausanne

Uber loses court battle in Lausanne

May 6, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
An Uber driver has won a court ruling in Lausanne, which lawyers believe will have far reaching ramifications to the ...
Geneva taxi drivers fight 'unfair' competition

Geneva taxi drivers fight 'unfair' competition

Jan. 11, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Geneva taxi drivers are continuing their strike action today as they fight what they see as illegal competition by fo...
Two people cut out of taxi after hit and run

Two people cut out of taxi after hit and run

Oct. 23, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Two people had to be cut out of a taxi after it was struck by a hit and run driver in Basel in the early hours of yes...
Lucerne police woman jumps to safety after failed traffic stop

Lucerne police woman jumps to safety after failed traffic stop

July 30, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
A taxi driver in Lucerne has been arrested after driving at a police woman who had to jump clear to avoid being hit.
Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. Gallen

Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. Gallen

July 23, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
A husband and wife, who were with their 10-year-old daughter, have been arrested after they allegedly attacked a taxi...
Lucerne taxi driver jailed for rape

Lucerne taxi driver jailed for rape

June 15, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
A 45 year old taxi driver in Lucerne has been jailed for 7 years after being found guilty of raping an 18 year old Au...
Uber becomes official in Lausanne

Uber becomes official in Lausanne

May 2, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
The ride app Uber has moved to further formalize its presence in Lausanne. It’s now recognized as a ‘call...
Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - report

Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - report

March 20, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
Uber drivers in Switzerland have to be treated as if they were employees and not self-employed. That’s a decisi...
Uber ditches Pop service in Basel

Uber ditches Pop service in Basel

Dec. 14, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Uber is axing its cut price UberPop service in Basel. The US company says it wasn’t profitable enough. The serv...
Taxis likely to get more expensive after court ruling

Taxis likely to get more expensive after court ruling

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Taking a taxi in Switzerland could get more expensive following a Federal Court ruling.
Taxi companies clash in Frauenfeld

Taxi companies clash in Frauenfeld

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Rival taxi firms clashed outside the main train station in Frauenfeld in canton Thurgau as competitors complain about...
Geneva taxis want more rights to use bus lanes

Geneva taxis want more rights to use bus lanes

Sept. 28, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
The law could be changed in Geneva to allow taxis to use bus lanes even when they’re empty. Currently taxis are...
Zurich police launch manhunt for taxi passenger from Milan

Zurich police launch manhunt for taxi passenger from Milan

Sept. 8, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
Zurich police launched a major hunt yesterday afternoon for a man who had taken a taxi from Milan to Zurich and then ...
Undercover police check on Zurich taxis

Undercover police check on Zurich taxis

Aug. 17, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Zurich city police have been clamping down on taxi drivers following a series of complaints.  
Zurich rules Uber is illegal

Zurich rules Uber is illegal

June 16, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
The Zurich cantonal government has confirmed Uber is operating illegally in the canton. Drivers do need to have a tax...
Zurich taxi driver charged with credit card fraud

Zurich taxi driver charged with credit card fraud

June 8, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
A Zurich taxi driver has been arrested for spending more than CHF 100,000 on stolen credit cards.
Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

April 25, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Uber is going from strength to strength in Switzerland, despite protests by taxi drivers and threats of closure.
Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

April 5, 2017, 7 a.m.
Unions and taxi drivers in Bern staged a demonstration yesterday on plans to include the ride app Uber on a joint app...
Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Feb. 20, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Basel police have slammed taxi drivers in the city for taking the law into their own hands and harassing Uber drivers.
Swiss taxi firms launch own app to fight Uber

Swiss taxi firms launch own app to fight Uber

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
If you can’t beat them – join them. That seems to be the attitude of taxi companies in Switzerland.
Geneva taxi drivers bribe hotel porters - report.

Geneva taxi drivers bribe hotel porters - report.

Dec. 19, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss French TV has unveiled how Geneva taxi drivers have to bribe porters at top hotels to make sure they bag the lu...
Uber passengers may be committing a crime

Uber passengers may be committing a crime

Dec. 9, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Uber passengers are being warned using the transport app may be a crime.
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