Tag Archives: Taxi

The benefits of using a taxi booking online service in a different city

Making travel arrangements can be stressful and challenging when visiting a different city. By using a reputable taxi firm that enables online booking, you can easily plan your journey and get their quickly. Many firms also have large people carriers, enabling you to travel as a group and not got split up. When you are visiting a different city, whether ... Read More »

German court docket Upholds Ban of Unlicensed Uber Taxi carrier

A court on Thursday upheld Germany’s ban on low-price journey-hailing service Uber POP, in a in addition setback for Uber technology which faces prison battles in the course of Europe. The better regional courtroom in Frankfurt rejected Uber’s attraction towards the decision by means of a decrease courtroom last year in March, which set stiff fines for any violations of ... Read More »

French court docket Fines Uber, execs for unlawful Taxi carrier

A French court docket fined Uber technologies EUR 800,000 ($907,000) on Thursday for running an unlawful taxi carrier with non-professional drivers and slapped smaller fines on of its executives inside the first such crook case in Europe. The Uber POP provider related customers thru a cellphone app with non-professional drivers the usage of their very own motors. Uber France suspended ... Read More »

Delhi’s Auto, Taxi Unions Withdraw Call for Strike on Monday

Delhi Autorickshaw Sangh and Delhi Pradesh Taxi Union tonight withdrew their call for strike on Monday after the city government gave them a written assurance that their demands would be fulfilled. The two unions account for the major chunk of the autorickshaw and taxi drivers in the national capital. Rajendra Soni, general secretary of both the unions, said Delhi Transport ... Read More »

Will Prevent Arbitrariness by App-Based Taxi Operators: Delhi Government

In the wake of a strike called by a section of auto and taxi unions in the national capital on Monday, the Delhi government on Sunday said it would take strict action to prevent “arbitrariness” by app-based taxi operators causing hardship to commuters. The strike was called off soon after the Delhi Government’s assurances. The strike called by the unions ... Read More »

Uber, Lyft Hitting Los Angeles’ Taxi Industry Hard

Uber and Lyft are eviscerating the taxi industry in Los Angeles three years after they began operating in the city, officials say. Thanks to the ridesharing services, which enable independent drivers to offer rides via a smartphone application, “taxicab service demand indicators have dropped (total trips and dispatch trips) beginning in the second half of 2013 and increasing through 2015,” ... Read More »

Ola Quietly Removes Bike Taxi Icon From App

Transportation aggregator Ola has withdrawn the option to book bike taxis through its app. Less than a week of piloting its bike taxis in Bengaluru, the option to book a bike taxi is no longer available on the app. Uber and Ola had both announced the launch of bike taxi services on the same day, and had said that the ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Bike Taxi Startup, File Sharing App, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles investments in Indian startups engaged in e-commerce, fashion discovery, on-demand transportation, B2B and B2C e-commerce startups. Ninjacart Bengaluru-based Ninjacart, a B2B startup connects farmers and brands to retailers, has raised $3 million (around Rs. 20 crores) in Series A funding round led by Accel Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, M&S Partners, and Zop Smart. Founded in 2015, ... Read More »

Ola and Uber Launch Bike Taxi Services in Bengaluru

On demand transportation providers Ola and Uber have announced the launch of bike taxi pilots in Bengaluru on the same day, starting at a minimum fare of Rs. 15, for UberMoto, and Rs. 30 for Ola Bikes. UberMoto has been launched at Rs. 3 per kilometre, and Rs. 1 per minute of trip time, while Ola bikes are available at ... Read More »

Uber Starts Bike Taxi Service in Bangkok

Uber offered its first motorbike taxi service on Wednesday, launching a pilot scheme in Bangkok which could spread across Asia as it takes on chief regional rival Grab Taxi. Motorbikes have long been a popular commuting option in the Thai capital, which has horrendous traffic jams due to increased car ownership and poor city planning. Ubiquitous motorbike taxi drivers, found ... Read More »