After promises of high earnings, fare cuts and increased commission have left drivers with car loans they can’t pay off
It is 3pm. Mohan Kumar has been on the roads of the Indian capital since 9am without a break. He will continue driving until 9pm or 10pm. This is his routine, seven days a week. “When I get home my daughter is asleep. My life is spent in this car,” he says.
Kumar is an Uber driver in New Delhi. But the dream he and thousands of other drivers were sold by the company has turned sour.