An Uber drive turned into a nightmare for one Chinese woman who was robbed, assaulted, and threatened with blackmail by her driver earlier this month.
Demographics and income suggest the market is ready. However, startups are struggling to really take off.
A new graphic in Caixin suggests that Didi Kuaidi owns more than 80 percent of China's car-hire services market. Uber barely has one-eighth of that.
Will financial muscle be enough to get Uber over the line in a rough street race in India up against strong startup rivals?
Some traditional motorcycle taxi drivers refuse to join app-based services in Indonesia. They’re seen as backward, but actually have good reasons to say no.
A Sina Tech report suggests that Uber might be having trouble raising US$1B for its China subsidiary thanks to concerns about its financial outlook.
Credit card payments in India require a two-factor authentication. The Uber app now adheres to this regulation, showing that it will bend over backwards to buil...
China’s top taxi app startup, Didi Kuaidi revealed today that it has raised a record-breaking US$2 billion in funding.
China's ridesharing app battlefield is fast turning into a cash-burning party.
It hasn't been a good week so far for Didi Kuaidi, China's biggest Uber competitor.
A new editorial in the CCP's official print mouthpiece suggests that a resolution for private-car apps may not be coming anytime soon.
A passenger says she was raped by the convicted-criminal driver of a ridesharing app in China. But which app was it?
Within the span of a week, we have three very different numbers popping up in the press about Uber’s business in China. What's going on?
Over the weekend, China saw at least two additional large-scale anti-authority protests sparked by private-car driver frustration with law enforcement practices...
Among many revelations, Kalanick says China is likely to surpass the US as Uber’s biggest market by the end of the year.
Guangzhou sting on private car driver leads to protest, raises questions about Didi and Uber’s future
A recent protest in Guangzhou over private-car ridesharing apps highlights a new side of the debate over whether such apps should be legal in China - and the bi...
This week, Uber VP David Plouffe gave an exclusive interview to the China Daily at the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig, Germany. Apparently, Plou...
Another bad sign for private-car ridesharing apps as Beijing authorities order Didi to clean up its "illegal" Didi Express and Didi Zhuanche services.