Ola backer Didi Chuxing diversifies beyond ride-hailing after safety scandals

Reuters

China's Didi Chuxing has launched a suite of financial products, including crowdfunding and lending, as it continues ....

2 January, 2019

Why bike-sharing firm Ofo's dramatic fall should serve as a cautionary tale

Reuters

On the sidewalks of Shanghai and Beijing, once bright-yellow Ofo bicycles lie in varying states of disrepair - chains unhooked, ....

24 December, 2018
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BookMyShow joins Grab’s accelerator programme to expand Southeast Asia biz

Kavya Kothiyal

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online ticketing platform BookMyShow, has joined Grab Ventures Velocity, ....

23 November, 2018

SoftBank teams up with Toyota for future car technologies

Reuters

Toyota Motor Corp and SoftBank Group Corp said they would team up to develop new transport services, adding to a slew of deals ....

4 October, 2018

Shuttl to absorb Commut’s local ops as Careem acqui-hires bus aggregator

Binu Paul

UAE-headquartered ride-hailing firm Careem has acqui-hired app-based Indian bus shuttle operator Commut as it readies to launch ....

24 September, 2018

After Ola, Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi enters Australia

Reuters

Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd, the Chinese ride-sharing company that bought the mainland operations of Uber Technologies Inc, ....

15 June, 2018
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Uber shrinks quarterly loss, plans new share sale

Reuters

Uber cut its losses almost in half and its ride bookings jumped 51 percent since one year ago, the Silicon Valley ride-services ....

24 May, 2018

SoftBank-backed Grab acquires Uber's Southeast Asia business

Team TC

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

26 March, 2018

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

Reuters

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

SoftBank, China’s Didi to roll out ride-hailing venture in Japan

Reuters

China’s Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group Corp will roll out a venture in Japan later this year to provide ride-hailing services, ....

9 February, 2018
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Ola goes global with Australia launch, takes on Uber

Manu P Toms

Amid heightened speculation over Ola and Uber collaborating in India, the homegrown ride-hailing unicorn has made its first overseas ....

30 January, 2018

Uber to buy Geometric Intelligence to strengthen its AI wing

Dearton Thomas Hector

US- based ride-hailing app Uber Inc. on Monday made two significant announcements in its blog. The first was its creation of a ....

6 December, 2016

A peek at Uber's revamped rider app

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based ride hailing service Uber just overhauled its app in order to offer a "faster and personalised" experience to customers. ....

4 November, 2016

Uber's UK-based rival Karhoo shuts shop

Dearton Thomas Hector

London-headquartered Karhoo Technologies Ltd, which runs taxi app Karhoo announced on Tuesday that they are shutting down operations ....

9 November, 2016

Now Chinese ride-hailing major Didi Chuxing wants to go global

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chinese taxi-hailing firm Didi Chuxing has expressed its ambitions to go global. Didi's president Jean Liu made it clear at an ....

21 October, 2016

Uber still not ready for IPO, says CEO Travis Kalanick

Dearton Thomas Hector

Uber Technologies Inc., the world's largest cab-hailing service provider, is not yet ready for an initial public offering, co-founder ....

20 October, 2016

Ola in talks with SoftBank and General Motors to raise $500 mn

Dearton Thomas Hector

ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs cab-hailing app Ola, is reportedly in talks with its existing investors that include Japan's ....

13 October, 2016

Uber to enter bus aggregation space in India

Priya Prasad

US-based taxi hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc plans to enter the bus and mini-van aggregator space in India with the launch ....

12 October, 2016

Apple-backed Didi plans self-driven cars

Dearton Thomas Hector

The Chinese ride hailing firm Didi Chuxing is reportedly working on self-driving cars. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Didi ....

7 October, 2016

Uber says China deal with Didi Chuxing to help boost India play

Dearton Thomas Hector

US cab-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc has said the recent deal with Didi Chuxing, its Chinese competitor, will allow it to ....

8 September, 2016

Uber-Didi-Ola: A tangled web of shareholding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The merger of UberChina and Didi Chuxing is likely to lead to a tricky relationship among the two companies and Indian cab aggregator ....

2 August, 2016