Uber targets masses with cheaper hybrid car service

A car service, not for the rich, but for the rest of us. It’s a novel idea, and its time has come, thanks to on-demand car service startup Uber, which will soon start offering patrons a hybrid vehicle option for more affordable come-and-fetch-me rides.

Uber’s car service comes to Palo Alto with new rates

Uber, a mobile application that makes it easy for users to order limos and town cars, has been talking about expanding from San Francisco to Silicon Valley for a while now. Today it happened.