Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi turns to automakers for 'purpose-built' cars

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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is exploring ways of collaborating with established automakers and parts suppliers to ....

24 April, 2018

Uber 'doubling down' on India investments, says top executive

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Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc is "doubling down" on its investments in India, one of its biggest markets, ....

18 April, 2018
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Boost for Uber as US judge says drivers don't count as employees

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A US judge in Philadelphia has ruled that limousine drivers for Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors ....

13 April, 2018

Uber unveils new services in bid to become one-stop transportation shopping app

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Uber Technologies Inc is looking to be virtually a one-stop transportation shopping app, saying on Wednesday it will add new services, ....

12 April, 2018

Exclusive: Ride pooling platform Pooltoo raises seed money

Binu Paul

New Delhi-based intra-city bike and car-pooling startup Pooltoo, headed by three women entrepreneurs, have raised an undisclosed ....

4 April, 2018

Ola buys Ridlr to enter public transport segment

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown cab-hailing major Ola has acquired Ridlr, a public-transport ticketing app, for an undisclosed sum, amid growing rivalry ....

3 April, 2018
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Lobby group Indiatech’s CEO quits over differences with promoters

Binu Paul

Indiatech.org, a lobby group launched by Indian internet unicorns Flipkart, Ola, and MakeMyTrip, suffered a setback as its chief ....

2 April, 2018

Why it makes sense for Uber to sell India operations to Ola

Rohit Thomas Koshy

Uber has increasingly been finding it difficult to operate in India. It seems to have underestimated the ‘dimaag (brain)’ ....

29 March, 2018

Why the crash of a driverless Uber car could have been avoided

Anirban Ghoshal

Last week, a woman was killed  in a US city after being hit by a self-driving car operated by ride-hailing giant Uber. The ....

26 March, 2018

SoftBank-backed Grab acquires Uber's Southeast Asia business

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Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc. has decided to sell its Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab, its second exit ....

26 March, 2018
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Uber, Ola drivers go on indefinite nationwide strike over pay

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Drivers for app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola started an indefinite strike across India on Monday, demanding extra pay as ....

19 March, 2018

Porsche expects its flying cab technology to be ready in 10 years

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Porsche is studying flying passenger vehicles but expects it could take up to a decade to finalize technology before they can ....

7 March, 2018

Ola, Paytm Mall in separate talks for large funding led by Temasek, SoftBank

Shweta Sharma

Singapore's state investment firm Temasek is reportedly in separate talks for large investments in Indian ride-hailing company ....

6 March, 2018

Ola puts in another $7.68 mn into cab-leasing arm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Taxi aggregator Ola, operated by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has made a fresh infusion of Rs 50 crore ($7.68 million) ....

28 February, 2018

Weekly Wrap: Elon Musk gives Uber CEO a reality check; Amazon Retail pilots in Pune

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In the week gone by, the biggest newsmakers in the Indian technology and startup ecosystem were Uber’s new chief executive ....

24 February, 2018

Japanese automaker Nissan trials self-driving vehicles with an eye on Uber

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Facing a future in which self-driving cars may curb vehicle ownership,Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming ....

23 February, 2018

Elon Musk gives Uber's Khosrowshahi a reality check on flying cars

Anirban Ghoshal

Uber's chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi took a swipe at Hyperloop on Thursday but was instantly given a reality check ....

22 February, 2018

Uber CEO says car ownership bigger threat than Ola, vows to invest more in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Uber's chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi said on Wednesday that the ride-hailing company will continue to invest in ....

22 February, 2018

Exclusive: Startup behind bike rental ventures WickedRide, Metro Bikes gets funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The family investment office of Sutures India chairman Chandrasekhar Gopalan has invested $1.5 million (Rs 10 crore) in Bengaluru-headquartered ....

21 February, 2018

Japan's Sony plans AI-powered taxi-hailing system to take on SoftBank

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Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would become the latest blue-chip firm to jockey for position in Japan's taxi and ride-hailing ....

20 February, 2018

Uber's fourth-quarter loss narrows to $1.1 bn

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Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] narrowed its fourth-quarter loss to $1.1 billion from a loss of $1.46 billion in the previous ....

14 February, 2018