We are living in a digital era where all things happen online whether ordering for food, shopping for favourite apparels, or even book a taxi. The main reason behind this is millions of people are frequently exploring the internet for various types of online services as well as different types of mobile applications are emerging in the online market. Today, industries are taking advantage of several mobile application in their architecture in order to simplify the work process as well as gain huge exposure in the global market. Before the era of various online services like taxi-booking services, we had only limited options like calling a driver for pick up services or book a taxi in advance from a taxi agency. But with the existence of several mobile applications related to taxi booking and ride-sharing services, it becomes easy for a rider to book multiple vehicles at any time from anywhere as per their convenient time interval and requirements. So, if you want to deep dive in the field of taxi booking and kick-start your own online taxi booking start-up as an entrepreneur, then we have a perfect solution for you in the form of DiDi Kuaidi Clone. Before we go deep into the discussion about several features which will turn out to be beneficial to you in your online taxi-booking business, we will discuss in short about DiDi Kuaidi Clone.
What happened: Mobile payment platform Alipay on Monday launched a ride-hailing mini program, allowing users to book rides in around 33 cities in 10 countries worldwide, including the US, the UK, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The mini program can be accessed inside the Alipay app and connects to ride-hailing platforms such as Grab in Thailand, Gett in the UK, and Careem in the UAE.The newly launched system allows users to interact with maps and text drivers in Chinese, call local police, and pay in Chinese yuan.According to Jiemian, the service will launch in more than 100 popular destinations across more than 20 countries this year.Why important: The mini program is an attempt by Alipay to address issues Chinese tourists face when booking rides outside of China, including communicating with drivers and understanding non-Chinese maps.Mobility giant Uber’s Chinese business was bought by Didi Chuxing in 2016 after a fierce competition for market share.
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To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content.Taxify, a major European Uber rival backed by Daimler and China's Didi Chuxing, has relaunched in London after being kicked out of the city two years ago over licensing issues.The $1 billion company has rebranded to Bolt and will offer on-demand rides to passengers in London, initially at cheaper prices than Uber.Bolt's CEO and founder Markus Villig said his firm has had profitable quarters, in part because it has focused on not burning money.This was the Estonian ride-hailing startup that built up market share by focusing markets where Uber didn't have much of a presence, namely eastern Europe and Africa.The startup immediately fell afoul of the UK capital's strict licensing laws and had to pull its service just four days after launching.
Banerjee, popularly known as “Didi”, is the president of the All India Trinamool Congress Party that she founded in 1997 after her split from the Indian National Congress.His artistic passion is displayed in painting and self-taught poetry.Mamata Banerjee’s entry into politics was still young, while she was still in school.She joined the Congress Party (I) in the state and held various positions within the party and other political groups.In 1989, Banerjee lost her seat in a wave of anti-Congress, but returned to the 1991 general election and was appointed Minister of State for the Union for Human Resources, Youth and Sports Development.It has also focused on tourism development and has added two additional locomotives in the Darjeeling-Himalayan section, associated with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited.https://biographytalk.com/mamata-banerjee/
China’s Didi Chuxing announced it has launched its ride-hailing services in Chile and Colombia, taking on its US rival Uber in those countries.The company’s Didi Express became available in Valparaiso, Chile’s second largest metropolitan area, on June 3, while it launched in Colombia’s capital of Bogota on June 4.The company also said it plans to launch a taxi-hailing service in Colombia later this year.Didi’s expansion in the region was tipped off in February as the company started recruiting managers in Chile, Peru, and Colombia.It also began looking for driver operations, crisis management, marketing, and business development personnel around the time.“We will work hard to build partnerships with drivers, passengers, policymakers and business partners to provide fully localized mobility services that offer safe, efficient, and affordable rides to local consumers while providing attractive and flexible income opportunities for private-car and taxi drivers,” said Mi Yang, head of Didi’s operations for Central and South America.
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The wheels are turning on Didi Chuxing’s first major expansion in Latin America after the Chinese ride-hailing firm announced moves into Chile and Colombia to double its presence in the region.The company plans to expand beyond those cities over time, and, in terms of services, it said that it will add dedicated licensed taxis in Colombia this year.Anchored in China, where it is the country’s dominant ride-hailing service, Didi began to place focus on international expansion last year and Latin America is a key part of its global ambitions.In the region, Didi currently operates in Brazil — where it acquired local player 99 for $1 billion — and Mexico, but recent reports have linked it with more countries in Latin America.In February, Reuters reported that the company was hiring for operational staff in Chile, Peru and Colombia.Other reports have put its total headcount in Latin America at over 1,000 staff, that’s a clear indication of its intent for the region.
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Guangzhou has become the first Chinese municipal government to reverse a ban on additional rental bikes, the popularity of which resulted in tangles of broken frames littering major cities.The city announced Tuesday the results of a call for bids from the city’s incoming official bike operators—Mobike, Hellobike, and Didi’s Qingju.In an announcement released by the Guangzhou Transportation Bureau, Mobike was granted the biggest allotment.It will be allowed to add 180,000 new bicycles over the next three years to six districts in the downtown area.Hellobike won a 120,000 quota and Qingju was granted 100,000 units, first entries into the gateway city of south China for both companies.“A more efficient, sustainable rental bike market now requires more technology-driven and data-based operational methods,” (our translation) Ren Liangliang, vice president of Hellobike said publicly in Guangzhou in late March.
It’s rumored (Chinese link) that at a dinner attended by Ant Financial and Hello TransTech (formerly Hellobike) bigwigs, Ant Financial CEO Jing Xiandong cracked open a bottle of Guizhou Maotai, an upmarket brand of Chinese rice wine, Jack Ma had previously gifted him, worth over a million RMB.The short answer is, by taking the wheel of Hello TransTech’s Series D and every subsequent funding round after that, Jack Ma-controlled Ant Financial secured a critical component of Alibaba’s mobility ecosystem designs.To understand Ant Financial’s investment in Hello and what that means for Alibaba, we need to wrap our heads around two things: (1) why on-demand mobility matters for Alibaba; and (2) what pieces Alibaba had in its mobility ecosystem before Ant Financial pounced on Hello.Alibaba’s restaurant review, venue booking, ticket purchase, and hotel reservation services are all linked to a common theme: going out and having a good time.This requires adjacent services to transport users from home to venue, between venues, and back home again.As such, on-demand mobility closes the loop between the existing services in Alibaba’s ecosystem.
ORBIS RESEARCH recently Introduced Research Report titled on “Global Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Market” this report Describing the comprehensive Overview, SWOT analysis, Insights, Industry Scope, competition landscape and growth opportunities from 2019 to 2023.The report also presents the market Research Primary, secondary or History data for studies, scope of the product and Key Players briefings.The market Study is segmented by key regions which are accelerating the marketization and study is segmented by Product Types, Size, Status, Sales, Current or Upcoming Trend, Future Opportunities by Application, Key companies, Regional Demand, Challenges and Forecast Scenario.Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Market Major Key Players included in the Report some of the Uber, Didi, Lyft, Gett, Mytaxi(Hailo), Ola Cabs, BlaBla Car, Careem, Grab Taxi, Kako Taxi, Addison Lee, Meru, Ingogo, Flywheel, Easy Taxi, Gocatch, Via, Yandex Taxi, Lecab, 99Taxis, etc.Sample Report + All Related Graphs & Charts @: www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/request-sample/2812865 Transportation as a service (TaaS) developed rapidly sence 2010, and most of top players were established between 2009 and 2013; The private automobile has been an intrinsic part of our lives for around a hundred years.The more recent rise of companies like Uber and Lyft is witness to a more dramatic shift in mobility and car ownership.Now North America is the largest market, due to the mature and perfect transportation system; Currently, Uber is dominating North America, over 80% market share in the end 2016; and other players like Lyft is developing rapidly these days, when Uber is in trouble.In July 2017, Lyft may occupy for 20% share in Untied States.Europe also developed rapidly, several players are dominating the Europe market, like Yandex is domimating Russia, Uber and Gett are dominating UK market, BlaBlaCar is dominating France market, Mytaxi is dominating Germany market; In future, the European local players will keep the leading position.China now is dominated Didi Chuxing, there are also few small players, gradually expanded their market size through diversified competition, supporting better services.According to this study, over the next five years the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) market will register a 36.8% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach US$ 158000 million by 2024, from US$ 24100 million in 2019.
Toyota mulls $548m investment in Chinese ride-hailer Didi Chuxing – Nikkei Asian ReviewWhat happened: Toyota Motor Corp is planning to invest about 60 billion yen (around $548 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi, hoping to gain a foothold in the world’s largest auto market.It is also reportedly considering setting up a new joint company with Didi offering mobility services in China.A Toyota spokesman told Reuters that the company continues to evaluate its global business strategies in sharing mobility, electric vehicles, and connected driverless technologies, but has “nothing to announce at this time.”Why is important: Toyota has made large deals with some other ride-hailing firms in hopes of becoming a “mobility company” rather than just a traditional auto manufacturer.The Japanese automaker struck a $500 million investment deal with Uber in August to work jointly on autonomous vehicles, which will be deployed in the US company’s ride-hailing network.
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Japanese car manufacturer Toyota is mulling an investment of roughly 60 billion yen (US$550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, Reuters posted, citing a Nikkei business daily report.The Nikkei report added that Toyota was also looking to launch a new mobility services company in China.“We continue to evaluate our business strategy from a global perspective in areas of Connectivity, Autonomous, Sharing and Electrification to meet the future needs of our customers,” Toyota spokesman Kensuke Ko said.(And yes, we’re serious about ethics and transparency.
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Lifestyle services super app Meituan has expanded its aggregated ride-hailing services to an additional 15 cities around China, intensifying competition in the sector and taking direct aim at Didi.The company initially launched the service, which allows users to access vehicles from several ride-hailing platforms within Meituan’s app, in Nanjing and Shanghai in late April.Users are given the choice of hailing rides using Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, Caocao Chuxing, and Shenzhou, as well as its own Meituan Dache.Market leader Didi has not been included in the service.Meituan has now expanded the scope of the platform to an additional 15 cities, including the eastern cities of Suzhou, Hangzhou, and Ningbo, as well as Xi’an, Chengdu, Wuhan, and Shenzhen.Meituan isn’t the first platform that allows users to book trips from multiple ride-hailing companies.
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Global Taxi Dispatch Software Market Research Report Forecast from 2019 to 2023This report studies the Taxi Dispatch Software market (B2B business), a taxi dispatch software is a way of allocating the jobs to drivers.In this system, customers are mapped with drivers for traveling a certain distance from the pick-up location.A Taxi Dispatch System is developed to ease the use of customers to book for a taxi, and helps in managing the data of them by a taxi company.In China market, Didi Chuxing and the APP like Didi take a majority of the taxi dispatch and ride-sharing market, they are all B2C business, and take the majority taxi management business.We tend to believe this industry becomes more and more mature, and the consumption increasing rate will show a smooth curve.Ask for PDF Sample Copy: https://www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/request-sample/2321818Over the next five years, LPI(LP Information) projects that Taxi Dispatch Software will register a 19.0% CAGR in terms of revenue, reach US$ 570 million by 2023, from US$ 200 million in 2017.This report presents a comprehensive overview, market shares and growth opportunities of Taxi Dispatch Software market by product type, application, key companies and key regions.The report also presents the market competition landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the major vendor/manufacturers in the market.The Key Manufacturers covered in this report:Magenta TechnologyTaxiCallerICabbiCab StartupAutocabTaxifyGazoopTaxi MobilityJungleWorksCab HoundDDSSherlock TaxiQuantum Inventions (QI)MTDataElluminatiEasyDEVThis study considers the Taxi Dispatch Software value generated from the sales of the following segments:Segmentation by Product Type: Breakdown data from 2014 to 2019, and Forecast to 2024.Cloud-basedWeb-basedSegmentation by Application: Breakdown data from 2014 to 2019, and Forecast to 2024.SMEsLarge EnterprisesGet Reasonable Discount: https://www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/discount/2321818In addition, this report discusses the key drivers influencing market growth, opportunities, the challenges and the risks faced by key players and the market as a whole.
Chinese bike-rental companies are taking an indirect path to revive their businesses — replacing old bikes with new ones.Didi this week replaced 10,000 used bikes in Beijing with 3,000 new ones in an effort to refresh its brand image while complying with the government’s restrictions.However, it was immediately reprimanded by the municipal government for violating rules.According to a report by Beijing Youth Daily, 3,000 new Qingju bikes were introduced to Xierqi, an area in Beijing home to the headquarters of Chinese internet giants such as Baidu and Didi.Didi, which owns bike-rental services Qingju and Bluegogo, said it had removed 10,000 old Bluegogo bikes from the area a month earlier after being granted permission from the Zhongguancun administrative committee to better meet demand and help relieve traffic in the area.Xierqi belongs to Zhongguancun Technology Park.
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi’s finalized a strategic partnership agreement with State Grid EV Service for its electric vehicle (EV) initiative today.State Grid EV Service is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the State Grid of China, the country’s largest state-owned electric utility entity.Under the partnership, State Grid’s nationwide network of charging stations will be connected to Didi’s open auto-solutions platform, Xiaoju Automobile Solutions, to provide integrated mobility, recharging, and energy-related services, according to an emailed statement from the company.The cooperation will roll out first in key central and southeast provinces including Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangsu, Shandong, Shaanxi, Hunan, and Jiangxi.Didi has been attaching more strategic importance to auto-related services as it tries to move beyond its core ride-hailing business.In April 2018, the company invested $1 billion in Xiaoju Automobile Solutions.
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Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xiaopeng on Thursday launched a ride-hailing service in southern China, as automakers look to the industry and market leader Didi accrues losses from its operations.The move comes after the EV maker was granted a ride-hailing license by city authorities earlier this week.Unlike Didi, Xiaopeng will employ all of the “trained, verified and monitored professional drivers” on its platform, the company said in a statement.Xiaopeng is rolling out the service with an initial “several hundred” of its G3 SUVs, though it plans to increase its fleet size to 2,000 by the end of 2019.“The Pengstar service will allow Xpeng Motors to gain important operational experience from a diversified range of driving scenarios, [and] deeper understanding of customer behavior and preference,” the company said.Operating a ride-hailing fleet also gives the company access to additional training data that could be used to further develop its autonomous driving system.
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Drivers are able to save more steering an EV compared to a gas vehicle.Environmentally conscious consumers will choose to hire an electric car.And EVs are designed with better compatibility with autonomous driving, which is expected to hit the public road in the coming decades.Indeed, Tesla is eyeing to launch its first robotaxis in 2020 as part of a broader ride-sharing scheme.Over in China where Tesla has a few disciples, EV startup Xpeng Motors, also known as Xiaopeng, just started offering a ride-hailing app powered by its own electric fleets.Rather, this may be a prime time to crack a market long dominated by Didi, which is prioritizing safety over growth following two high-profile incidents and a series of new government regulations.
Chinese electric vehicle start-up Xpeng Motors is making a foray into the country’s ride-hailing market – a move that will intensify competition in a business that has yet to deliver profits for industry giants Didi Chuxing and Uber.Alibaba-backed Xpeng, which received a ride-hailing operation license from Guangzhou authorities on Monday, could start trial services as early as this month, according to people familiar with the matter.“It will be an important component to Xpeng’s ecosystem, with cars as the entry point to broader service offering,” said an employee who declined to be named as the information is not yet public.Xpeng declined to comment on the timetable or fleet size of the service, saying that the company’s long-term goal is to “build a smart mobility ecosystem with truly intelligent products, best user experience, and value-added services for customers.”The move would see the start-up join a growing list of carmakers and internet peers in the ride-hailing fray even though industry leaders continue to post losses despite years of efforts.In April, Didi revealed that it was losing money on many trips after the country’s largest ride-hailing platform disclosed its financial breakdown for the first time.
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