Hundreds of taxi drivers have blocked the freeway to the airport in the Chilean capital Santiago. They're protesting against ride-services like Uber and Cabify.
The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidize prices to acquire riders and rely on spending to expand services.
An industry body has called the demonstrations "the largest taxi protest" in Germany's modern history. Taxi drivers are rallying against plans to open Germany to ride-hailing services like Uber.
Restrictive transportation rules have hindered the ability for ride-hailing companies to offer their services in Germany for years. The coalition government now wants to change that.
Madrid taxi drivers blocked the vital Paseo de la Castellana boulevard as part of an ongoing protest against ride-hailing apps. Police were forced into unusual measures to halt the disruption.
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