Taxi drivers in Spain are striking today in cities including Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia to protest at what they see as the exploitative practices of ride-hailing transportation apps Uber and Cabif
Japanese telco giant Softbank has confirmed the size of its investment into Didi Chuxing, aka the Uber of China, and the figure is $5 billion (~¥550,000M).
Uber says it will pull out of Denmark next month, on April 18, blaming a taxi law that includes requirements such as mandatory fare meters and seat sensors.
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
Automakers are continuing to ramp up their holdings in the world of on-demand transportation services, and in the latest development, Germany’s Daimler is closing in on a deal to acquire Taxibe
Grab, the main rival to Uber in Southeast Asia, has stepped up its efforts to build a payments platform after it began allowing users to store credit inside its app.
Uber has abandoned its 'land grab' approach to Southeast Asia and instead switched its focus to new products and services as it begins to see profitability in key markets in the region.
Grab, the billion dollar company rivaling Uber in Southeast Asia, just made a move to tap into Chinese tourism after it added support for Alipay, China's largest digital payment service.
China Life, Asia's largest insurance firm, isn't the only Uber investor to double dip and put money into its Chinese rival Didi via its blockbuster $7.2 billion round announced this week. New York-bas
Can't beat 'em, join 'em. That appears to be the motto of China Life, Asia Pacific highest valued insurance firm, after it backed Chinese taxi app Didi Chuxing barely months after investing in its fie
Uber says it is on course to topple bitter rival Didi Chuxing and become China's most popular ride-on demand service as soon as next year.
Taxi app Uber, which continues to battle regulatory clamp downs and legal confrontations in Europe, has appointed a former VP of the European Union's executive arm, the European Commission, to its pub
Auto rickshaws have been a staple in Indian cities for decades. Now a company called Jugnoo wants to make it easy to hail them on smartphones for both rides and deliveries. The Chandigarh-based startu
Daum Kakao, the maker of South Korea’s most popular messaging app, launched KakaoTaxi in Korea today. The new service is a potentially strong competitor to Uber and is the beginning of Daum Kakao's
Car-hailing apps Uber and Ola have received a new warning from the New Delhi transport authorities, ordering both to stop operations until their applications for taxi licenses have finished processing
GrabTaxi, the SoftBank-backed taxi-on-demand service in Southeast Asia, is preparing to introduce cashless payments to take it beyond cash-only fares and put it on par with Uber's frictionless payment
China's top taxi-booking apps are locked and ready to go for 2015 after Kuadi Dache became the fourth company in its space to raise new funding in the past month. The company announced a $600 million
Like other Asian messaging apps, South Korea’s KakaoTalk is intent on moving beyond being a communications tool to offering a wide selection of services. Today, Daum Kakao, the app’s maker, took t
Last year saw Uber challenged with regulator and government battles across North America, Europe and Asia, and today China took its first step to cracking down on its fast growing taxi app space.
It’s official: Chinese Internet giant Baidu has confirmed that it is Uber’s latest investor, as TechCrunch reported last week.