Ride-sharing provider Uber is set to overtake traditional taxis as Australia’s preferred private transportation service, according to new research.
Uber has achieved strong growth in the Australian market in six years of operation, with nearly 4.3 million people aged 14+ now travelling in an average three months, as the the ride-sharing service continues to take marketshare from taxis.
Ride-sharing platform Shebah has landed a $1 million investment from a new investor, taking its crowdfunding equity raising to a total just short of $2.4 million.
A union has demanded the Federal Government investigate the ride-sharing firm Uber after a program on the ABC on Monday night exposed the fact that the company escaped scrutiny by authorities and used spyware to get rid of business rivals.
Stating it is "shaking up the Australian rideshare market", Didi says its new "standard pricing in Melbourne" reduces fares by 10%, while lowering its services fee so driver-partners "earn 95% of fares".
Stating the move "significantly expands driver earning potential" for Australian DiDi driver-partners as it delivers access to thousands of Chinese DiDi users in Australia, Chinese DiDi roaming has arrived.
Needing a safety button to call 000 in your app is a sad reflection upon the bad elements within society and their inhumanity, but even so, it's a good move from Uber to introduce it.
Chinese ride-sharing company DiDi and the AFL have jointly announced that it will be "the Official Rideshare Partner of the 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final", and "give new riders who download the app a gift pack worth over $100".
Ola, which bills itself as "one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies, and India's most popular transportation platform", has announced its plans to enter the UK, bringing "a dynamic, responsible new service to the market".
Within just five months of launch, Ola has completed more than 1.5 million rides, garnered over 40,000 driver-partners and launched in multiple Aussie cities, including now Adelaide.
Global ride-sharing platform Ola has moved to boost its presence in the Australian market with the appointment of its first managing director for Australia.
With new Frollo stats showing Australians are "spending three times more on ride-sharing services than on taxis", it follows that not keeping a close eye on in-app and tap-and-go payments can cost you.
DiDi bills itself as "the world's leading mobile transportation platform" and will officially launch its core ride-sharing service, DiDi Express, in Melbourne this month, representing "a new milestone in global growth".
I've used UberPool a few times in the US last month, and this nifty and very affordable service is finally launching in Melbourne next week, after having launched in Sydney in April.
Australia’s newest ridesharing platform launches in Sydney with "free rides for customers and increased earnings potential for driver-partners".
Popular Indian ride-sharing platform Ola is revving its engines with a planned entry into Australia in early 2018, and has put out the call for driver-partners in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
Dramatic cyber crime growth with 144 million attacks detected over the last 90 days mean they are at the highest-ever levels recorded, with emerging digital business models targeted by their evolving nature.
Uber and TripGo have partnered "to help complement and extend the reach of public transport networks across seven Australian cities".
Ford has flagged it will produce a fully autonomous vehicle designed for ride sharing. It should be on U.S. roads by 2021. Autonomous vehicles are part of Ford Smart Mobility - its plan to be a leader in the field as well as in connectivity, mobility, customer experience, and data and analytics.
Victoria has imposed another tax on the public to pay for its decision to scrap all existing taxi licences as part of the move to legalise the ride-sharing service Uber.
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