Uber Technologies Inc. on Wednesday confirmed it is shutting down its U.S. auto-leasing business, months after it discovered it was losing 18-times more money per vehicle than previously thought.
choice auto leasing; inc.
135-20 liberty ave.
new york, new york,
NYS Entity Status
- Dissolution by Proclamation / Annulment of Authority (Sep 26, 1990)
NYS Filing Date
DECEMBER 19, 1983
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
1983 - CHOICE AUTO LEASING
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Uber said it took “swift action to fix the problem” after learning of the auto fire and worked with Singapore officials on its response.“We acknowledge we could have done more — and we have done so,” a spokesman for the company wrote in an email.Since the beginning of the year, we’ve proactively responded to six vehicle recalls and will continue to do so to protect the safety of everyone who uses Uber.In January, Uber paid $20 million to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission lawsuit, saying the company made false or misleading claims about its leasing program, among other alleged violations.
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