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Uber CEO Unveils Plan to Make Rides Cheaper, Reveals Own Uber Rating, and Launches "Party Bus"

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi joins Morning Brew Daily for an exclusive interview where he discusses Uber's focus on affordability, which includes scheduling UberX Shares and launching shuttles that will take customers to and from concerts and events for a lower fare. He also shares his thoughts on autonomous vehicles and EVs. And where does Uber stand on competition with Lyft and Tesla? Plus, a deep dive into Uber's ad business, their new partnership with Instacart and will Uber really pull out of Minneapolis? Then, Dara explains what his biggest challenges were when taking over for former CEO Travis Kalanick and how playing Dungeons and Dragons has inspired his leadership style. And finally, what is the CEO of Uber's.... Uber rating? 00:00 - Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi joins MBD 01:00 - Launching UberX Share 02:45 - Uber Shuttle to concerts  06:40 - Autonomous vehicles  12:40 - Uber’s EV projection  15:00 - Uber and Minneapolis  17:00 - Competition with Lyft  17:45 - Instacart deal with Uber Eats  21:00 - Surge pricing’s future  23:15 - Uber ad business 26:00 - Uber Direct  28:00 - US attracting leadership 30:15 - Taking over as Uber CEO 32:35 - Biggest regret at Uber  35:10 - Dungeons and Dragons lessons 37:25 - Dara’s Uber rating Want more interviews with CEOs of public companies? Check out After Earnings, a new podcast from Morning Brew and Stakeholder Labs: Get your Morning Brew Daily Mug HERE: Listen to Morning Brew Daily Here: Watch Morning Brew Daily Here: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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