San Francisco-based Uber stated Sunday the transfer was momentary and that its “goal is to resume operations as soon as possible.” It declined to say what prompted the suspension.
The state-backed day by day The National reported that rival automotive service Careem additionally halted providers in the capital beginning Saturday afternoon.
In a press release to The Associated Press, Careem stated the suspension got here after a few of its automobiles have been stopped by authorities.
“Until we have further clarification on the situation, Careem has decided to temporarily limit services in Abu Dhabi to avoid any inconvenience this may cause,” the corporate stated. It didn’t elaborate.
Officials on the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport couldn’t be reached for remark.
The corporations’ operations in the Emirates’ largest metropolis of Dubai, which has a special transport regulator, have been unaffected by the suspension.