Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

China’s Didi Chuxing restarts evening Hitch service

Chinese ride hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Friday it would restart its evening Hitch service in some cities, with improved safety features and more rigorous driver and passeng...


Indonesia’s Gojek closed $1.2 billion funding last week – internal memo

Indonesian ride-hailing and payments firm Gojek closed an additional $1.2 billion of funding last week, according to an internal memo reviewed by news agency Reuters. 

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

German court bans Uber’s ride-hailing services in Germany

FRANKFURT – A German court on Thursday banned Uber ride-hailing services in Germany, arguing the US company lacks a necessary licence to offer passenger transport services us...

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

Lyft expands rental car program in San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles

Reuters – Lyft Inc has said that it is offering rental cars to a wider group of users across the San Francisco bay area and Los Angeles. The company first introduced a rental...