Is Uber China’s new app a clone of…

Three months after its acquisition of Uber China, China's largest ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing is integrating Uber China into its own operations. The big sign is that Didi launched its version of the Uber China…

China’s ride-hailing rules come into effect

China’s “preliminary rules on the management of online car-booking” officially come into effect on Tuesday November 1st, after they were first proposed in late July. The rules have officially defined ride-hailing as a taxi-related businesses.…

After eating up Uber, Didi makes bold plans…

Didi Chuxing is to compete globally with its rival Uber. Ms. Jean Liu, President of Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing app, said at the WSJDLive 2016 that Didi will expand beyond China and grab global…

No Hukou, No drive: Chinese riding-hailing apps panic…

China’s leading ride-hailing platforms, including Didi, Yidao and UCAR on Sunday responded to a new draft regulation with strict conditions, after Beijing and Shanghai authorities released it on Saturday. Specifically, the authorities demanded that all…

Didi to add facial recognition for safety before…

As the seven-day China National Day holiday approaches, Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing platform, on Friday announced that it will add new technologies to its safety system. The new measures are an effort to safeguard…

Didi to tighten registration of ride-hailing drivers after…

Drivers using ride-hailing platforms in China must pass exams and register with the authorities to continue taking passengers, according to regulations published on Friday by China's Ministry of Transport. The regulations will come into effect…

Game on! Didi to compete with CAR Inc.…

  China’s leading rental company CAR Inc. published on Tuesday its H1 2016 performance report. With 764 service points and 99,727 cars covering 93 major cities, the company basketed a total income of RMB 2.97…