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

Ola dials Naspers, Temasek and others for new investment round: Report

Payal Ganguly

ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which owns ride-hailing company Ola, is in discussions with South African internet conglomerate Naspers ....

24 September, 2018
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Can transport aggregation services scale beyond cabs?

Binu Paul

This is the first of a three-part series that analyses India's transport aggregation sector. In India, cab aggregators ....

20 September, 2018

Uber will use voice to fuel its next billion rides

Payal Ganguly

Having completed a billion rides in South Asia, cab-hailing firm Uber is now aiming to flood markets, especially India, with another ....

11 September, 2018

Why DSG Consumer-backed Tazzobikes skid to a halt after a two-year run

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Hyderabad-based bike rental firm Tazzo Technologies Pvt. Ltd has shut down its operations less than two years since its inception ....

5 September, 2018

Uber identifies India as potential launch city for flying taxi service

Payal Ganguly

Uber Elevate, the flying taxi arm of app-based taxi aggregator Uber Technologies, has shortlisted India among five countries to ....

29 August, 2018
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Toyota to invest $500 mn in Uber for self-driving cars

Reuters

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) will invest $500 million in Uber to jointly work on developing self-driving cars, the companies said ....

28 August, 2018

Uber hires CFO as self-imposed IPO deadline draws nearer

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc has hired a chief financial officer, the ride-services company said on Tuesday, filling a long-standing ....

21 August, 2018

Self-drive car rental startup Revv gets funding from Hyundai

Kavya Kothiyal

Hyundai Motor Company has invested in Indian self-drive car rental startup Revv, joining a raft of global carmakers backing new ....

20 August, 2018

Uber narrows global loss, says it's 'cementing leadership position' in India

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday it narrowed its quarterly losses from a year earlier, although the ride-hailing company ....

16 August, 2018
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Ola hires former Google executive to head UK ops

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Days after announcing its foray into Britain, homegrown ride-hailing firm Ola on Monday announced the appointment of a managing ....

13 August, 2018

After India and Australia, Ola will now lock horns with Uber in UK

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown ride-hailing unicorn Ola announced on Tuesday that it will foray into a second international market by launching services ....

7 August, 2018

Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] appointed Ruby Zefo as chief privacy officer and Simon Hania as data protection officer, a company ....

19 July, 2018

Exclusive: Singapore fund in talks to invest in inter-city ride startup InstaCar

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Indore-based InstaCar Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates an online outstation taxi marketplace, is in the process of raising ....

16 July, 2018

Rolls-Royce readies for take-off in flying taxi market

Reuters

British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners ....

16 July, 2018

Uber HR chief resigns following racial discrimination probe

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff on Tuesday, following an investigation ....

11 July, 2018

Uber in talks for merger with Middle East rival Careem: Report

Reuters

Uber Technologies is in preliminary talks with rival Careem to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing services, Bloomberg ....

4 July, 2018

Online two-wheeler rental startup Wickedride gets $9.1 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs separate online motorbike and scooter rental platforms, has raised Rs 62.13 ....

22 June, 2018

Common investors not undermining competition between Ola, Uber: Antitrust watchdog

Binu Paul

The country’s antitrust watchdog has rejected allegations that Ola and Uber were indulging in anti-competitive practices ....

21 June, 2018

Uber India's support unit sees growth stagnate in FY17, profit up a tad

Dearton Thomas Hector

The key India unit of US-based ride-hailing app Uber saw its revenue growth flatten for the financial year ended March 2017. Mumbai-based ....

21 June, 2018

Uber appoints new head for India and South Asia

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-headquartered cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday announced the appointment of Pradeep Parameswaran as its new president for India ....

19 June, 2018