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With just over two weeks before a planned protest by London taxi drivers, Uber has issued a statement defending the way its private car service is operated in the capital. “London cabbies are iconic – arguably the best taxis in the world,” Rose Johnson, marketing and community manager for Uber said. “However, there is room for all and there is room for more and better. We are bringing competition to an industry that hasn’t evolved in years.” The London Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) has taken issue with the way Uber calculates its fares. The company is licensed as a private hire…

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