Our monthly news summary pulls together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what happened in June.

Become eligible for Uber Green trips and enjoy the benefits 

Uber Green has just launched in Australia, allowing passengers to request a ride in a hybrid or electric car and currently for the same fare as a standard UberX ride. This can give Uber drivers who switch to an EV or hybrid car an advantage over drivers in petrol or diesel engine cars. For Sydney based drivers, making the switch to an EV with Splend could mean you’re eligible for an exclusive 50% Uber service fee reduction. Speak to our team today to see if you’re eligible.   

Read more about Uber Green and Splend’s EV offer 

Get an upscale ride experience without the hefty price tag with Haval Jolion Lux Hybrid  

Luxury has never been this affordable. With an impressive fuel consumption of 5 litres/100 km, the modern Haval Jolion Lux Hybrid perfectly matches premium features, outstanding performance and economical driving.  

Read more about the Haval Jolion Lux Hybrid  

Why car subscription is the better way to finance a car for rideshare drivers 

Buying a car is one of the most significant purchases someone can make, especially for rideshare drivers, since it’s their workplace on wheels. While car finance is usually the first option rideshare drivers think of, there are various alternatives to consider when wanting to buy a car, including rent-to-own car subscriptions. This is a great choice for rideshare drivers who’re looking for a flexible, hassle-free, all-inclusive car purchase option.  

Learn more about the options to finance a car in Australia 

Why it’s worth buying a premium car 

Driving a premium car is more than just looking good on the road. It can also help on-demand drivers boost their earnings. With a premium car, like our Polestar 2, Tesla Model Y or Tesla Model 3, you’re eligible for Uber Comfort and Uber Premier rides, have more chances to get 5-star ratings and tips, and offer your passengers a remarkable ride experience. 

Learn more about the benefits of driving a premium car for rideshare