Uber starts bike taxi scheme in Bangkok

Uber Technologies Inc is starting its very first motorcycle taxi service in Bangkok, where perennial congestion leads to rush-hour traffic speeds in the Thailand capital of just 11 km per hour (6.8 miles).

The start-up that began life as a limousine service in the affluent San Francisco Bay Area now wants to tackle the workmanlike vehicles that hordes of Bangkok residents rely on to navigate jam-packed streets. It says it can help untangle the traffic snarls that result in two-hour daily commutes.Read more from our special coverage on "UBER"Uber.....

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