Alibaba and Tencent ramped up the taxi-booking battle in China by incorporating the startup services in their own mobile apps.
Uber touts this as “additional layers of screening,” but the company’s many missteps in the run-up to the rape tragedy reveal that its screening was practically non-existent.
China-based taxi hailing app Kuaidi Dache confirmed today that it has secured US$600 million in funding.
BlaBlaCar claims it has a very different model from Uber, which faces a ban in several Indian cities on security concerns following a rape.
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.
Nearly five months after the initial tie-up in Singapore, today WeChat and EasyTaxi announced that its partnership is rolling out to Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
Amid opposition from taxi operators, Philippine transportation regulators are holding public consultations on how to regulate Uber operations in the country in the hope of finding a middle ground.
On-demand ride services in India are getting more accessible as Uber and rivals go for cheaper services.
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An Uber driver got set up by the city's taxi authorities, but another government bureau wrote a letter defending the company.
Soon-to-go-public Chinese car rental agency eHi buys $25M stake in top taxi hailing app Kuaidi Dache
An updated prospectus from Chinese online car rental agency eHi shows the company in April bought an 8.4 percent stake in taxi hailing app Kuaidi Dache for US$25 million.
This brings the taxi app’s total funding in the last 12 months to US$90 million.
Today Uber is expanding "People’s Uber" from the capital, opening up the cheapest ride option to six new Chinese cities.
GrabTaxi is heading into new territory with GrabBike. The service now hosts motorbike drivers that you can call from your smartphone.
If you run a startup that has anything to do with cars in China, then there’s a pretty good chance you got funded recently.
Starting today, Seoul residents looking to ferry passengers around the city can sign up to become an UberX driver during a temporary testing phase.