Didi V2X

China’s Didi reveals US IPO filing, sets stage for blockbuster float

Didi Chuxing, China’s biggest ride-hailing firm, has made public its filing for a US stock market listing, setting the stage for what is expected to be the world’s bigg...

Platform News: Japan's SoftBank

SoftBank Vision Fund seen posting record earnings on Coupang

SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund is widely seen reporting record earnings on the 12th of May after portfolio companies listed during the quarter, mostly driven by gain on ...

Singapore's Grab

Grab to go public in world’s biggest $40 billion SPAC merger

Grab Holdings, the largest ride-hailing and food delivery firm in Southeast Asia, clinched a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Altimeter Growth Corp securing a valuat...

Didi V2X

Didi Chuxing picks Goldman and Morgan Stanley for its US IPO

China’s top ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing has mandated Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead its blockbuster IPO and plans to file confidentially for the New York float t...

Didi V2X

Didi lines up 2021 IPO in Hong Kong, targets more than $60 billion valuation

China’s leading ride-hailing business Didi Chuxing is considering Hong Kong to get a multibillion-dollar first public offering next year, falling previous aims to list in New...

Didi V2X

Didi Chuxing partners with WhatsApp for ride-hailing in Brazil

Brazilian ride-hailing support 99, controlled by China’s Didi Chuxing Technology, has partnered with WhatsApp to accept orders on the conversation platform possessed by Faceb...

Didi V2X

Didi and BYD to launch co-designed ride-hailing EV in China

BYD received approval from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to market an electrical sedan version known as D1 last month, based on government records. ...

Didi V2X

Didi Chuxing launches cheaper ride-hailing service

China’s Didi Chuxing has said it has launched a new ride-hailing service that targets younger customers and offers cheaper rides compared to its main app.

Didi V2X

Didi installs V2X equipment in Shanghai

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, launched a test robotaxi service in a Shanghai suburb on Saturday after installing Vehicle to Everything (V2X) hardware throughout the area...

Ride Hailing

How ride-hailers around the world are coping with the virus pummelling

Battered by significant restrictions in movement and the ongoing lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, ride-hailing companies across the world are being forced to cut back ...

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

Didi will begin using AI to run virus monitoring in Latin America

China ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has said that it will start using artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to verify if drivers in its Latin American markets wear masks and ...

Platform News: Sharing Economy COVID-19 pandemic

Uber to require all drivers and riders to wear masks

Uber Technologies has said it will require drivers, delivery workers and riders globally to wear a mask as countries around the world begin easing restrictions aimed at curbing the...

Platform News: Lyft ride-hailing app is part of the sharing economy

Lyft to require passengers and drivers to wear masks

Lyft will require both passengers and drivers to wear masks and complete a health certification program, including confirming before each ride that they are not displaying symptoms...

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

Didi Chuxing’s CEO aims for 800 million active users by 2022

Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing firm which counts SoftBank as an investor, aims to complete 100 million orders a day and have 800 million monthly active users glob...

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