Uber's CEO is so confident in his company that he's let his driver's license expire
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On stage at the Axel Springer NOAH Berlin tech conference, Travis Kalanick fessed up that he's let his driver's license expire.
As for owning a car? Yeah, that's broken too.
During the on-stage interview, Kai Diekmann, editor-in-chief of German newspaper Bild, asked the ride-hailing CEO if he actually owned a car or even had a driver's license at this point.
"I have a very weird car," Kalanick said. "It's a 1999 BMW M3 convertible. Now the alternator valve is broken and my driver's license has expired. So it's been a while."
It's no surprise given he founded one of the world's largest transportation companies, although his entrance at the conference did include being driven in a Trabant that happened to be painted like a taxi.
Kalanick's lack of a license though probably puts a hold on his escapades as an Uber driver. When he does have a license, he claims he's a 5-star Uber driver and has even had passengers make out in the back seat while he's been at the wheel.
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