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Uber eyes long-haul trucking business, following its acquisition of Otto

Ride-hailing firm is aiming to establish itself as a freight hauler and a technology partner for the industry; it has already started pitching its services
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 05:50
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Otto plans to expand its fleet of trucks from six to about 15 and is forging partnerships with independent truckers, according to its co-founder Lior Ron.

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WITH its recent acquisition of self-driving truck startup Otto, Uber Technologies Inc is plotting its entry into the long-haul trucking business, aiming to establish itself as a freight hauler and a technology partner for the industry.

Otto plans to expand its fleet