LAHORE – Uber officially launched its uberAUTO service that will allow riders to opt for low-priced rides within the city through rickshaws.

Starting from Lahore, uberAUTO will launch its new service with a free rides for the first week. Which means each Uber rider will get 5 free uberAUTO rides up to Rs. 80 (per ride) from Monday 17th October  to Sunday 23rd October.

In a statement, the tech giant informed that every driver is required to submit valid documents that are issued by Government and are verified before being given access to Uber’s technology.

The service was inaugurated by Umar Saif, Head of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB).

To avail the new service, user can request a ride using its new app which can be downloaded from any app store. Users can pay for their trip via cash, or Debit/Credit card.