Hailo app being parked in London as mytaxi migration kicks off

Uber alternative Hailo, which lets people hail a licensed taxi via smartphone app, is coming to the end of the road in London, as users are now being urged to switch to new ride-hailing vehicle, mytax

Confirmed: Hailo sells 60% of company to Daimler as it merges with MyTaxi

Some more movement and consolidation is afoot in the on-demand transportation industry, specifically in Europe. Today, Hailo is announcing that it has sold 60% of its company to Mercedes-Benz owner Da

Google Maps goes beyond Uber, adds Ola, Hailo and more car services to its app

Google reportedly is working on building its own Uber competitor, and while some believe this will come in the form of a fleet of autonomous cars, there is a more immediate option for how Google can

Taxi App Hailo Goes Back To Black Cabs Only In London

Handbrake turn! U.K. based taxi app Hailo is handing in its private hire vehicle (PHV) license in London and going black cab only, which is where the business began -- only expanding to include PHVs i

Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation

“Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally altering the underlying infrastructure of our cities.”

Taxi App Hailo Lays Off More Staff, Preps Another Round Of Funding

Yellow lights ahead for Hailo? We have heard, and now confirmed, that the London-based taxi-hailing startup that competes against the likes of Uber for on-demand car services is laying off staff. As p

Hailo Says There Won’t Be Any Licensing Deal For Toronto, New Focus Will Be On Growth In Asia

Earlier today, Hailo revealed that it would be closing its North American operations. The closure announcement from Hailo included its operations in Chicago, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Montrea

Hailo To Close North American Operations, Toronto Wing Looking To Continue Under License

The e-hail business in North America just got a little less crowded – London-based Hailo will close its operations in North America, citing increasing price pressure from the leading incumbents, Ube

Hailo Launches API For E-Hailing On The Same Day As Uber

Not to be left behind in the growing feud between Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and others, Hailo has launched a public API for its taxi hailing service, on the very same day Uber announced its own. The startup

You Talkin’ To Me? — London’s App Car-mageddon Is Underway

Protests by London Black Cab drivers outside Hailo offices. Protests by taxis in Paris against Uber. In some case actual violence is taking place across the globe as private car hire apps and taxi app

Hailo Hires Former Ubiquisys CFO Fraser Park, Promotes Starbucks Alum Tom Barr To Co-CEO

On-demand taxi startup Hailo is ready to ramp up scaling and expanding its service into new markets, both in the U.S. and internationally. To do that, it’s bolstering its senior management team by b

Hailo Ups Its Minimum Fare In London To £10, Triggers Licensing Complaints

Another chapter in the ongoing saga between city cab regulations and on-demand taxi apps: cab app Hailo, which in London relies on a portion of the city's black cabs to power its taxi-hailing-on-deman

Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet’s Latin American Hailo, Comes To Africa With Another $10M In Funding

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.easytaxi.com">Easy Taxi</a>, a Brazil-based Hailo-like app incubated by the Samwer brothers' Rocket Internet, is today announcing a $10 million round of funding and

Rocket Internet Revs Up Easy Taxi, Its Latin American Hailo, With $15M In Funding

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocketinternet.de">Rocket Internet</a>, the Samwer Brothers' Berlin-based e-commerce startup incubator, is taking its Latin American ambitions up to the next gear.

Taxi E-Hail Apps Get The Green Light In New York City Officially, Finally, Once Again

Good news for New Yorkers who don't want to walk outside and raise their hands in an effort to attract the attention of a yellow cab passing by: The New York State Supreme Court has issued a ruling bl

SideCar Defends Its NYC Ride Sharing Business, Says TLC Protects Taxi Industry

"The TLC protects the taxi industry. And I don’t think anyone in their right mind can deny that fact,” Sidecar co-founder Sunil Paul said to applause at Disrupy NY today. Paul argued back and f

On-Demand Taxi Service Hailo Cleared To Operate In New York City

During a panel discussion at Disrupt called “Urban Transportation,” the CEO and co-founder of Hailo, Jay Bregman, announced that the on-demand taxi service has gotten the go-ahead to opera

In A Win For E-Hail Services, Judge Clears The Way For Mobile Taxi Apps To Launch In NYC

New York City is one step closer to having regulator-approved e-hail apps, thanks to the end of litigation against the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission. That's because a judge today dismissed a

Hailo, SideCar, And The New York Taxi And Limousine Commission To Discuss The Future Of Transportation At Disrupt NY 2013

In the coming weeks, the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission is expected to enter into its first trial of taxi e-hail apps. That'll allow startups like <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbas

Uber Rival Hailo Reportedly Set To Close $30M Funding Round As It Expands In The U.S.

London-based mobile taxi network <a target="_blank" href="https://hailocab.com/">Hailo</a> is set to close a $30 million round of funding as it sets its sights on the U.S. market, <a target="_blank" h
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