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...
The move could help the firm win over more consumers, and also help place it in a more favorable legal position.
Line Taxi is taking advantage of a key partnership with a local taxi company’s army of cars, expanding its reach far beyond that of Uber’s.
Alibaba and Tencent ramped up the taxi-booking battle in China by incorporating the startup services in their own mobile apps.
The merger puts Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache on a collision course with Uber for global domination.
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.
The head of Beijing's transportation committee has said that Uber's private-car business model is illegal. But that doesn't necessarily mean Uber and similar services are down for the count...
China-based taxi hailing app Kuaidi Dache confirmed today that it has secured US$600 million in funding.
Kakao Taxi is set to launch in the first quarter of 2015, initially just in South Korea.
China’s Ministry of Transport says it's now cracking down on private cars charging for rides.
Uber will have to become an aggregator of radio taxis fitted with GPS-based tracking devices connected to a control center. Just a GPS tracking app on the driver’s smartphone won’t do.
Indian transport authorities are trying to work out a modified regulatory framework that takes into account the aggregator business model of taxi apps.
The Rocket Internet-backed taxi-hailing startup has exited three markets in Asia.
LTA decides that it too wants to create a taxi app. Except it's a waste of taxpayer's money.
Beyond the financial input, Baidu will partner with Uber – which already operates in nine Chinese cities – to give it a much bigger audience in China.
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.
Credit must be given to the Uber team for reacting swiftly to the groundswell.
This won’t make Uber’s case in Australia any better.