Wired(Aarian Marshall) – UBER ON TUESDAY pledged to convert its fleet in the US, Canadian, and European cities to fully electric by 2030. By the end of the following decade, Uber says, all of its rides will be aboard electric vehicles, either car, bikes, or scooters. The pledge follows a similar one from rival Lyft, which said in June that all of its rides would be in electric vehicles by 2030.
“Uber has a clear responsibility to reduce our environmental impact,” CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told reporters. “Today, we’re committing to working with cities to build back better together and tackle the climate crisis more aggressively than ever before.”
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