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Not foreign vs local, it’s about abiding by the law, says Ola COO

Thursday, June 30, 2016 | More »

Pranay Jivrajka, COO, Ola
In a response to Uber’s blog post that said it is as foreign as its competitors, cab aggregator Ola has said the debate is not about nationalist versus foreign, instead it is about abiding by the law of the land. In a blog post authored by COO Pranay Jivrajka, Ola has hit out at rival […]...


Ola may become the first licensed app-based cab aggregator in India

Cab aggregator Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, is likely to get a licence from the Karnataka state road transport authority within a few days to operate app-based ride-hailing services in the state. This comes two months after the state government implemented the Karnataka On-demand Transport...

6 June, 2016 | More »


With Ola Lux, one can book Jaguar for Rs 19 per km

Homegrown urban transport aggregator Ola has introduced luxury cars as part of its service offerings, sensing the potential for the luxury segment in in-city travel. With the new offering called Ola Lux, users can book luxury sedans Jaguar, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Toyota Fortuner, among others. To s...

27 May, 2016 | More »


Yatra to integrate cab aggregation with OTA platform; allow users to book Ola, Uber

Online travel agency Yatra.com will now allow users to book cabs from aggregators such as Ola and Uber through its mobile app, as it looks to provide more services to travellers that can add to its revenue. The app will also allow booking of outstation cabs and hiring self-drive cars, Gurgaon-based ...

26 April, 2016 | More »


Uber, Ola start bike taxi play in India

Ride-hailing app Uber and homegrown Ola will now extend their rivalry to India’s nascent bike taxi segment. The two companies have announced the launch of their respective app-based bike taxi hailing services, allowing users to connect with motorbike and scooter owners for rides in Bangalore. uber...

3 March, 2016 | More »


Is Ola shutting down hyperlocal grocery delivery service?

Close on the heels of e-commerce giant Flipkart shutting down its hyperlocal grocery delivery app Nearby, cab-hailing firm Ola seems to be following suit. Ola may pull the plug on its hyperlocal grocery delivery app, Ola Store, in less than a month, NDTV’s Gadget 360 reported  citing a person fam...

1 March, 2016 | More »


My Taxi India seeks to do what Ola and Uber opted out of; will it succeed?

While a pitched battle for the lucrative intra-city on-demand cab booking business plays out across the country, another segment of the cab booking market has been relatively quiet. Inter-city cab booking, a service that Ola and Uber tried their hand at only to opt out of it, remains largely what it...

2 February, 2016 | More »

Nikesh Arora

E-tailers must review the deep discounting model: Softbank’s Arora

Indian e-commerce players need to think how long they can continue with their “deep discounting models” and instead these startups should focus on better customer experience and satisfaction to excel and survive, SoftBank President Nikesh Arora said. The Chief Operating Officer of the Ja...

18 January, 2016 | More »


Uber discontinues autorickshaw hailing service

Uber India has temporarily suspended UberAUTO, its autorickshaw hailing service. “At Uber, we continuously experiment with products to ensure that we can provide the most efficient, affordable and convenient ride to everyone everywhere. We are temporarily removing this product (UberAUTO) to solve ...

9 December, 2015 | More »


Ola joins global alliance to take on Uber

India’s largest ride-sharing service Ola has joined its international peers Didi Kuaidi, Lyft and GrabTaxi to form an alliance against common rival, San-Francisco-based Uber. The global alliance enables customers of one partner to avail cab-hailing services of the other three through the same app ...

4 December, 2015 | More »

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