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
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 - 5:50 AM
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.
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.