Following successful launches in Nigeria and Ghana, Uber has expanded its partnership with Moove, Sub-Saharan Africa’s first flexible car ownership firm, to provide Uber Go drivers with compact and cost-effective vehicle options at one of the most cheap rates in the country.
To enhance passenger demand and provide additional earning opportunities for drivers, Uber launched Uber Go in South Africa, which is a more economical choice for price-conscious clients that uses smaller, fuel-efficient hatchback vehicles.
“As we recover, we recognize the importance of continuing to provide solutions that cater to consumers who are more price sensitive than ever before. We must also continue to provide drivers with high-quality, compact, and cost-effective vehicle options that will enable them increase their weekly earnings while maintaining the Uber experience and door-to-door safety. “We are pleased to expand our cooperation with Moove to make this a reality,” says Uber Sub-Saharan Africa General Manager Frans Hiemstra.
The ownership options are tailored to drivers with a range of budgets, allowing Uber Go drivers who previously couldn’t afford or finance their own vehicle to become self-employed.
“We have been working relentlessly with Uber to guarantee that the financial costing for drivers makes economic sense, that drivers are well informed of their financial commitments, and that drivers feel empowered in their business and collaboration with Moove,” said Sinako Cetyiwe, Moove’s Country Manager. We’re looking forward to assisting South African drivers in growing their businesses and improving their livelihoods in a shorter period of time, especially as mobility returns.”
Uber Go has the same in-app emergency button, Injury Protection, 24/7 support, and driver background checks and screenings as any other Uber service.
Drivers can apply for a Moove vehicle by visiting the website.