That same deadline also applies to a complete ban on diesel vehicles across all rides available through the app. Uber intends to roll out both measures across the rest of the 40 United Kingdom towns and cities in which it operates by 2022.
In the longer term, the United States company said that by 2025 all of its cars in London must be fully electric or a plug-in hybrid, on which the battery typically lasts about 40 miles before switching to petrol.
Uber, which has about 40,000 London drivers, will only offer electric or hybrid models on UberX by the turn of the decade and plans to do the same by 2022 nationwide. "We're also aiming for every auto on the Uber app in London to be electric by 2025".
The company will kick off the fund with an initial £2 million ($2.6 million) contribution, and will add a surcharge of 35p (46 cents) to every ride booked through its app within the capital.
"Our scrappage scheme will also take polluting vehicles off the road and encourage Londoners to get into a shared auto to connect with public transport instead", said Jones.
In the coming weeks a network of Uber-branded rapid chargers will also be installed in central London which will initially be dedicated for use by drivers of electric vehicles who use the Uber app.
"This is a much needed step from Uber which will aid London's air quality", said Beard. Our cities are growing, and so is air pollution. "Other companies and organisations need to follow". The company plans to give out as much as £5,000 ($6,604 USD) to those who swap to an electric or hybrid vehicle, as well as up to £1,500 ($1,981 USD) to any Londoners who stop driving a diesel-powered vehicle. The UK government has also faced pressure to establish a UK-wide scrappage scheme backed by taxpayer money to quicken the switch towards lower emission cars and combat air pollution.
Harvey and Irma Schluter - aged 104 and 93 - said they "don't know how" both their names ended up being attached to the storms. Both Irma and Harvey say they're not sure what they think and admit it's been hard for them to watch coverage of the storms.
In 2010, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and continued to tour until his retirement past year . Country music great Don Williams has died after a short illness, his publicist announced Friday afternoon.
Varun Thakur, father of victim, said "It is a clear case of murder, don't know what happened but I am sure its murder". However, expressing their anger over the incident, parents are sitting in protest at the police commissioner's office.
Individuals must have property with standing water that can't be removed and agree to use the kit on their property only. As indicated by the DPH, West Nile infection has been identified in the express each year since 1999.
Civilian fatalities, however, are common in strikes since insurgent groups such as the Taliban typically use villages as shelters. The general expectation in Pakistan for all their sacrifices is - that the Afghans would be grateful and friendly to them.
However the data showed little signs of improvement elsewhere, with construction output dropping as housebuilding slowed. Exports of goods to the European Union increased but this was offset by falling goods exports to the rest of the world.
Conagua says that very strong storms in Tamaulipas , State of Mexico and Mexico City will be felt before Katia dissipates. Texas and Louisiana are still reeling from the flooding and destruction left by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August.
HBL had become the target of an enforcement action by DFS for 53 separate violations allegedly committed between 2007 and 2017. The DFS press release suggests that all foreign transactions through the bank will be examined thoroughly.
PM Modi was later slammed for following a person who would write objectionable language publically on the death of a person. After the controversy erupted, several Twitter users who earlier used to follow PM Modi, blocked.
But Coleen is said to be planning another trip to Dubai, where she has been at least three times, including twice in October. And as if that wasn't bad enough he was allegedly on his way home with 29-year-old office worker Laura Simpson at the time.
Hingis and Murray win US Open mixed doubles title
Swiss Hingis and Britain's Murray said they fully meant to play the Australian Open together next year. The Swiss and her Taiwanese partner, Yung-Jan Chan, beat Sania Mirza and Shuai Peng 6-4, 6-4.
Nobody wants to see me kiss the girl, says this actor
George Clooney feared his wife Amal would turn down his marriage proposal, because they had only been dating a few months. Sometimes in life it doesn't happen on your schedule, but you find the person that you were always supposed to be with.
'Destiny 2' Guide: How to get a Sparrow
Knowing these prices help gauge what players will have to pay to purchase Bright Engrams with Silver. Guild Wars 2 has cosmetic items called dyes which are virtually identical to Destiny 2's shaders.
Kidnapped Alexandria teen escaped captors
A kidnapped Minnesota teen bravely swam across a lake to safety from her abductors after almost a month in captivity. On Tuesday , the three went to a close-by town for lunch and left Block alone without precedent for 29 days.