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Uber looks to break the outsider image with TV ad campaign

With a new campaign that talks about togetherness, Uber challenges the narrative of homegrown rivals

Alnoor Peermohamed  |  Bengaluru 

It has not been an easy year for global ride-hailing major Uber. A series of scandals since January 2017 has left deep scars on the brand globally and in India too, where it is fighting to topple local rival Ola. Now with a new marketing head in place and an eye on the mass market, Uber India seems keen to shed its foreign image with a campaign that positions it as a brand steeped in local culture. With this it hopes to deflect global outrage, reach out to a larger demographic and challenge the notion that rival Ola is the only local in town.   The new campaign uses ‘’ or ...

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 22:22 IST