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A taxi driver is using Didi Dacha App

Competition Heats Up In China Between Uber And Didi Which Raised Funding Target to Over $1.5 Billion

Didi's target for funding has raised to $1.5 billion to compete with Uber in China. Didi operates in 400 cities and is expected to accelerate to about 10 million at the end of the year.

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Ride-Hailing Service Grab Teams Up With Indonesian Conglomerate Lippo Group

Ride-hailing app Grab is partnering with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group. Under the deal, Grab will provide its service to deliver products from the conglomerate’s e-commerce. The deal emerged when ride-hailing services in Indonesia are facing challenges in terms of regulations.

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UberMOTO Now Services Bangkok, Rivals GrabTaxi's GrabBike

UberMOTO is now made available in Bangkok competing GrabTaxi's GrabBike. Due to the staggering loss it incurred in China, Uber finds Bangkok as a fit location to pilot its motorcycle service program that will give two free rides to first-time riders until March 15 as its celebratory offer.

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Uber Rival GrabTaxi Launches GrabHitch Carpooling Service in Singapore

After enjoying successful services in several Asian countries, GrabTaxi introduced a carpooling service in Singapore. The service is available for testing on Wednesday in the country. Drivers participating in GrabHitch must provide elligible document and verification checks.

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Los Angeles to require taxis to use Uber-style mobile apps

Taxi drivers in Los Angeles will be required to use an Uber-style app allowing riders to hail cabs from mobile phones, city officials decided on Thursday, in a move to help licensed taxis compete against ride-sharing services.

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Washington city council approves ridesharing rules

Washington's city council approved a bill on Tuesday regulating app-based ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft in the U.S. capital, a council spokesman said.

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