India’s Ola takes its Uber rivalry to Australia with launch in Sydney

Ola, Uber’s key rival in India, has taken its first step overseas after its service officially went live in Australia via a launch in Sydney. The company announced its plans to go Down Under at

Uber is piloting a bike-sharing service with JUMP

Uber is launching a bike-sharing service next week in partnership with JUMP, a startup that recently received the first and only permit to operate dockless bike-sharing in San Francisco. JUMP’s

Uber’s India rival Ola is expanding to Australia in first overseas move

2018 is the year for ride-hailing expansions. Fresh from China’s Didi moving into Brazil and Taiwan, Ola in India is taking the first steps to move into the Australian market which expands its r

Uber rival Ola buys Foodpanda India to get into food deliveries

Ola, the Uber rival in India, is entering the food delivery space after it announced a deal to acquire Foodpanda’s India business from its parent company DeliveryHero. The deal will see Ola scoo

Uber’s Indian rival Ola begins offering a bicycle-sharing service

Ola, the company battling Uber in India, has turned to pedal power after it introduced a bike-sharing service. China’s Didi Chuxing and Grab in Southeast Asia have invested in bike-sharing compa

India’s Uber rival Ola to license connected car platform to vehicle makers worldwide

Ride-sharing companies the world over are branching out to go beyond just handling your car trips. In recent weeks we’ve seen Uber, the pioneer of the genre, announced its own Visa card while 

Ola raises $1.1B led by Tencent to fuel battle with Uber in India

It’s been a long while coming but Uber’s chief rival in India is finally raising a big round, and joining the billion-dollar round club at the same time. Ola today announced that it has cl

Uber’s newest service in India lets customers book a car for multiple trips

Uber is introducing hire cars in a new pilot program in India. That’s hire cars staffed with a driver who handles multiple journeys, not hire cars that require customers to drive themselves. T

India’s Uber rival Ola hires a new COO

Ola, the ride-sharing service that rivals Uber in India, has hired a new COO.

Ola, Uber’s rival in India, launches an in-car entertainment platform for passengers

Ola, Uber's main rival in India, has launched a connected car entertainment platform for its vehicles.

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Ola confirms it has shut down TaxiForSure, the rival it acquired for $200M

Ola, the company battling Uber in India, has confirmed today that it has shut down TaxiForSure, a rival it acquired for $200 million last year, after it integrated its services.

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Uber’s deal with Didi is a win-win for everyone — except the ‘Anti-Uber Alliance’

It'll take some time before the smoke clears and we understand more about how this deal impacts the global ride-sharing economy, but right now it looks like Uber is sitting a lot prettier than many pe

India’s Jugnoo wraps up $10M Series B for ‘Uber for auto-rickshaws’ service

Jugnoo, a startup that provides an Uber-like service for auto-rickshaws in India, has closed out its Series B round having raised a total of $10 million. Investors included Snow Leopard, Rocketship.vc

Ola, Uber’s rival in India, wants to create metropolitan Wi-Fi networks powered by taxis

Programs from Facebook and Google have made the idea of getting internet access via a balloon or drone possible, but how about going online via a network of taxis in your city. That could become a pos

Indian ride-hailing app Ola acquires mobile payment startup Qarth to expand Ola Money

After launching a standalone app for Ola Money in November last year, Indian transportation app Ola has made an acquisition to double down on its mobile wallet and payments business: the company has

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

India’s Ola shutters its on-demand food and grocery ordering services

Ola, the homegrown company rivaling Uber in India, has closed its food and grocery ordering services one year after launching them.

Uber and Ola launch motorbike taxi services in India

Bangalore is the setting for the latest showdown between Uber and its India-based rival Ola after both companies launched motorbike taxi on-demand services in the city.
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