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Uber battles taxis to woo more drivers

Both groups introduce amenities for drivers once unheard of in the no-frills industry

Uber employees helping drivers with paperwork at their spacious, modern centre in the Queens borough of New York.

New York

THE centre serving drivers of New York's yellow taxis is 280 square metres. The centre serving the city's Uber drivers is 2,800 square metres.

The taxi centre invites cab drivers to rest their feet in a cluttered office with utilitarian furnishings and fliers taped to the...

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