Ola, India’s top homegrown on-demand car service, is trying something new today with the launch of Ola Cafe.
Uber put Ola and other local on-demand taxi services in India under intense pressure in a price war after entering India in 2013. TaxiForSure found it hard to keep up, so a merger works out better for...
Uber already has an uphill ride, trying to comply with radio taxi license rules in India. And now the road’s getting steeper with two of its main rivals merging.
After a year of amazing highs and terrible lows, will 2015 bring taxi apps a license to ride in India?
India’s transport authorities are insisting that Uber and others register with them. But the fact is that nobody has formulated rules on using taxi apps. Maybe they will next year.
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son says he expects Indian ecommerce to grow into $0.5 trillion business within 10 years.
In a first-of-its-kind move, taxi app Ola has on-boarded Mumbai’s traditional *Kaali-peeli* taxis to its network. The move is an attempt to kill three birds with one stone.
Indian taxi service providers drive to deliver easy, cashless rides by automating payments through in-app mobile wallets.
Olacabs in India now comes in three flavours: Mini, Sedan, and Prime. The Sedan and Mini were already running; now Prime targets an additional market segment.
Just two months after securing US$10 million in series B round of funding, Indian cab aggregator TaxiForSure has just secured an additional US$30 million.
The race to cover Indian cities with cab services has entered a new stretch, with the entry of Olacabs into Ahmedabad just days after its competitor TaxiForSure
Radio taxi services, chafing at the popularity of Uber, have complained to the Reserve Bank of India that the Uber app violates India’s foreign exchange rules.
Uber has offices in six cities in India, but that doesn’t mean that domestic players won’t take it on. Bangalore-based transportation network company Olacabs announced today it raised INR 250 crores (...
We’re all used to tapping on an app to help us find our way or book tickets for a trip, but the newest wave of transportation apps go far beyond that.
India’s Olacabs combines a taxi booking function with a car rental service that aggregates from fleets across the country. Today the company reveals that it now has $20 million in series B funding to ...