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Uber celebrates 9 years in Romania. Trips with Uber reached 826 million kilometers

Bucharest, 6th of February: Launched in Romania in 2015, Uber now celebrates its 9th year on the market, reflecting on pivotal moments in its journey of reshaping urban mobility. From the first ride in Bucharest on a chilly day in February, to serving millions of users across the country, Uber’s impact in urban mobility is clear. 


Key achievements

In the dynamic landscape of urban mobility, Uber presents a snapshot of its transformative impact on Romania. 


  • Distance Covered: Trips with Uber have covered a total of 826 million kilometers on Romanian roads.

  • Driver Achievements: Acknowledging the dedication of drivers who choose to drive with Uber over the past 9 years, a driver holds the record for the most lifetime 5 star rated trips —an impressive 34,000 rides. Additionally, a woman driver stands out with an impressive 16,000 5 star rated trips.

  • Presence in Romania: Uber operates in 22 cities across Romania, connecting communities and supporting economic opportunities. Uber has launched in Bucharest and expanded to Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Brașov, Iași, Constanța, Oradea, Craiova, Ploiești, Pitești, Galați, Brăila, Sibiu, Buzău, Bacău, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Alba Iulia, Arad, Târgu Mureș, Baia Mare, Târgoviște, and Suceava.


Uber products: From UberX to Uber Green, Uber has extended its services, providing users with options fit for every moment in which they need to travel. 


  • UberX: The standard option for individuals or small groups, available in all 22 cities where Uber is present in Romania. 

  • Uber Comfort: Present in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Brașov, Iași, Craiova, Galați, Pitești, Ploiești, and Constanța; a comfortable ride option for those seeking an extra level of comfort.

  • Uber Green: Available in Bucharest and Timișoara, Uber Green is an eco-friendly choice promoting electric and hybrid vehicles.

  • Uber Black: Exclusive to Bucharest, Uber Black is a premium option for riders seeking a higher-end experience, launched in 2023.


“In the following years, Uber is dedicated to evolving our services in Romania. Collaborating with authorities and drivers, we aim to use technology to tackle common urban challenges like congestion, pollution, and parking. Our commitment is to create a smoother and more sustainable mobility experience for everyone in the cities we are present in”, says Ana-Maria Borlovan, Head of Driver Operations at Uber, for the Central & Eastern Europe region. 


You can read all the details in the press release published on Start-up.ro



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