Articles tagged “didi chuxing”

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SoftBank Is In for Long Haul With Massive Ridehailing Bet

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son is a big believer in Uber, and the company's upcoming initial public offering will make him and his company richer. But it sounds like he's thinking about the more lucrative rewards further down the line.

SoftBank Is In for Long Haul With Massive Ridehailing Bet

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China’s Ridehailing Giant Didi to Cut 2,000 Jobs as It Revamps Strategy

Didi Chuxing has a string of problems now, among them a poor safety image, fresh competition from players such as Meituan Dianping and China's cooling economy. A re-evaluation of its businesses is needed.

China’s Ridehailing Giant Didi to Cut 2,000 Jobs as It Revamps Strategy

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Delete Didi Movement Shakes China Ridesharing Service

Whether it's an airline (United) or a ridesharing service (Didi and Uber), a corporate reputation can be pummeled in a social media minute. Didi executives claim they are now emphasizing safety as the number one priority and making growth secondary. At least they are saying the right things.

Delete Didi Movement Shakes China Ridesharing Service

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Japan is Finally Introducing Ride-Hailing Ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics

Japan is slowly beginning to shed its isolated characteristics as it prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and also recently legalized alternative accommodations across the country. It will be interesting to see if taxis and successfully collaborate with ride-hailing apps, which hasn't been the case in many other countries.

Japan is Finally Introducing Ride-Hailing Ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics

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Chinese Rules To Bar 80 Percent of Ride-Sharing Cars in Shanghai

The bureaucrats in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen are taking dramatic steps to reduce the number of ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing's drivers and cars. With the degree of pollution in cities such as Beijing, the crackdown isn't entirely without merit. Nor is it the last word on the subject, though, as there is a lot of demand for these services.

Chinese Rules To Bar 80 Percent of Ride-Sharing Cars in Shanghai