Taxi companies in Timisoara sue Uber for unfair competition

Taxi companies in Timisoara sue Uber for unfair competition

Nov 12, 2018

An association in Timisoara and several taxi companies sued the local subsidiary of US ridesharing company Uber for unfair competition, Profit.ro reported. Some of the plaintiffs in this case are Association Banat Taxi, Escort Regal SRL, Favorit Pro Drive SRL and Lucky Taxi SRL. Meanwhile, Uber Systems Romania, Raiser Operations BV and Uber BV, the last...

Cable operator UPC Romania’s Q3 revenue grows 4% y/y

Cable operator UPC Romania’s Q3 revenue grows 4% y/y

Nov 11, 2018

Cable operator UPC Romania, a unit of U.S.-based Liberty Global, said its third-quarter revenue rose 4% year-on-year to 164.2 million lei ($40 million/35 million euro), according to SeeNews.com. The company’s subscribers totaled 2.08 million at end-September, up 6.5% on the year, UPC Romania said in a press release. “The good results reflect the...

Metro’s IT Unit Opens Third Office In Romania

Metro’s IT Unit Opens Third Office In Romania

Nov 9, 2018

Metro AG’s IT unit Metro-Nom has opened its third office in the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca, which is also known as the country’s Silicon Valley. The wholesaler also has IT units operating in Bucharest and Brasov in the country. In both Germany and Romania, Metro-Nom is responsible for developing digital solutions for the company’s omnichannel business,...

Cluj-Napoca City Hall inaugurates two electric car charging stations

Cluj-Napoca City Hall inaugurates two electric car charging stations

Nov 8, 2018

The Cluj-Napoca City Hall inaugurated two charging stations for electric cars – which can simultaneously power 4 cars. For the moment, at least, charging an electric car is free, said the City Hall in a press release, quoted by Business-Review.eu. The two charging stations for electric vehicles are located as follows: a charging station for electric...

Western Romania city to add tourist tax in 2019

Western Romania city to add tourist tax in 2019

Nov 7, 2018

The City Hall of Cluj-Napoca, a city in western Romania, has decided to introduce a special tourist tax beginning 2019. The tax will amount to RON 5 (a little more than EUR 1) per tourist per accommodation night, according to Romania-Insider.com. The money gathered from this tax will go towards a fund established for the promotion and the development of...