As is custom, each year come December, tech companies do a round up of how their customers interact with their product. Google, Apple and YouTube just released their year-ender lists, and now Uber has too. However, it is safe to say that Uber has released one of the most fun and interactive round up video. And what makes it even better, is that it gives you personalized statistics.
Uber and you this year
Dedicated to the year-in roundup, Uber has launched a new micro website – yearwithuber.com – which takes your through Uber’s year in India, and your year with Uber. Viewing these statistics is pretty easy. Launch the website mentioned above. It will ask you to login. User the same credentials you use for your Uber account. Once you do, you will be welcomed, into a jazzy and colorful, world of throwback. Here, while loading up your video, Uber will advise you to wear a headphone for best experience, and I agree you should.
This video will show you personalized statistics like how many rides you took in 2017, which type of ride you took most often, what time of the day you took most rides, the festivals this year you decided to Uber, and the total distance you traveled with Uber this year. And all this with a backdrop of colorful characters and a foot-tapping music.
Uber in India this year
If you choose not to enter your credentials, and go ahead without logging in, you will see how Uber’s year has been in 2017. Uber reveals some interesting data of 2017. The company says Uber’s busiest day in India is Friday, the most popular choice in UberGo, and the busiest hour of the week is 6:00PM. In fact, Uber says that its most cabs were booked on August 11, which also happens to be pre-Independence day Friday!
Further, Uber hit the 500 millionth trip milestone in July this year. Riders and driver-partners have traveled over 5.8 billion kms together. Among all the cities Uber operates in, the riders from Delhi, NCR have taken the highest number of Uber rides – 1,969 trips in 2017, that’s almost 5 trips a day! On the other hand, Bengaluru and Hyderabad saw the highest number of pool trips taken by riders in 2017, followed by Kolkata and Delhi. Uber reveals, that a female rider in Hyderabad took a record 1,162 UberPool trips this year.
In 2017, Uber India also celebrated one year of uberMoto and completed over 2 million trips in March 2017. And shattering the safety “myth” of UberMoto, a female rider in Delhi, NCR has taken the highest number of uberMoto trips.