Paris Cabbies Show Their Dislike of Uber With Burning Tires

June 25, 2015 9:34 PM

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Paris Cabbies Show Their Dislike of Uber With Burning Tires

Over its five-year history, Uber has faced resistance in almost every market it has entered. But it also has a pretty good record of eventually coming out on top. Not so in France, where Uber has made some of its fiercest enemies yet, with seemingly little hope for reconciliation on the horizon.

On Thursday, according to French media reports, cab drivers blocked access to Paris airports and erected barricades on major roads in protest of Uber, saying the company represents unfair competition for the taxi industry. Photos and videos showed cabbies burning tires and overturning cars. Cut off ...

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