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 May.

How much money can you save by driving a hybrid car? 

Since we know how much Uber drivers love a hybrid SUV, we’re adding the Haval Jolion Lux Hybrid SUV to our fleet in June. Although fuel consumption depends on a number of factors, there’s no denying that hybrid cars save plenty of money at the pump. That’s just one of the reasons they’re so popular among on-demand drivers. They consume about half as much fuel in combined cycle as a petrol-only car of comparable size and power.  

Read more about hybrid cars’ fuel consumption 

Want to switch to an EV? Learn how much it costs to charge it

There are many reasons to upgrade to an electric car, from contributing to a cleaner environment to having a smooth and unique driving experience. Still, the most significant is how much you’ll save with no hefty fuel costs. Learn your EV charging options and Australia and how much each cost.  

Read more about EV charging costs in Australia 

Offer your passengers a distinctive ride experience with the premium Tesla Model Y  

Looking to elevate your rideshare experience? Get on the road with the Tesla Model Y, an upscale EV guaranteed to turn heads on the streets. Besides its futuristic looks and premium features, Tesla Model Y also offers NSW Uber drivers the possibility to earn more by getting a 50% reduction on Uber’s service fee.  

*Available in NSW only 

Read more about the Tesla Model Y 

Find out what it’s like to live with an electric car in 2023 

Before switching to an electric car, there are a few things you need to get familiar with. We’ve made a complete guide with everything you need to know — how to charge an EV, charger types available in Australia, and how to drive an EV efficiently. 

Learn more about how EVs work