Drive Wire for June 23, 2016: How Much Do Uber Drivers Really Make?

New analysis reveals the service’s drivers probably aren’t doing all that well.

byThe Drive Staff| PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2016 4:25 PM

On today's edition of Drive Wire, The Drive touches on a new report that claims Uber drivers across America may not be making all that much money. Utilizing internal Uber documents provided by both the company and other sources, Buzzfeed News was able to determine roughly how much money drivers in Detroit, Houston, and Denver are taking home after expenses like gas and insurance. The results are startling—not least because Uber sometimes describes itself as a company that helps drivers achieve a middle-class standard of living. So how much are those drivers making? Find out in the video above.