Days after raising $500 million via a strategic investment from travel giant Booking Holdings, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has continued its international push with the launch of a local business in Japan. Its new Japan-based unit is a joint venture with SoftBank, a longtime Didi investor, which has been in... Read more
Didi Chuxing’s inter-city carpooling service will resume night operations on a limited basis about a month after a female passenger was allegedly murdered by an unregistered driver who accessed the platform using his father’s account. Called Didi Hitch, the service will return on June 15 with new safety measures,... Read more
Quartz Didi is now ready to take on Google and Tesla in self-driving carsQuartzRide-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has become a near-monopoly in China, having acquired Uber’s business there over a year ago. Its biggest goal now, according to CEO Cheng Wei, is to take on Google and Tesla in... Read more