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Uber, Ola customer booking experience sees a decline in Q2 due to cab supply crunch
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
The cab supply crunch especially during the peak hours seems to be having a direct impact on the customer booking experience of cab players such as Uber and Ola.
Ola, Uber see growing demand for auto-rickshaws as cab supply declines
Mon, Oct 02, 2017
The crippling driver strikes at the beginning of 2017 has provided the boost for the auto-rickshaw category to evolve and become a large part.
Face of Tata group to change in next decade, Ratan Tata says
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Hinting at consolidation and possible divestments of certain businesses which once defined the group, Tata said the conglomerate may look very different in the next decade, although the 150-year-old group will always strive to retain its culture.
Driver incentives of Uber, Ola in Q2 plummet as profitability remains key focus
Mon, Sep 11, 2017
Driver incentives continued to plummet during the last few quarters as online cab players look for profitability in the country.
WhatsApp for Business: BookMyShow now sends confirmatory messages for movie tickets via this app; here’s what’s next
Fri, Sep 01, 2017
WhatsApp has rolled out its WhatsApp for Businesses with BookMyShow. With WhatsApp Payments will the app become one-stop shop for businesses in India?
Investment in Indian startups in 2016 was less than half of Flipkart’s total funding
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Flipkart is India’s most well-funded startup in the Indian tech space. It is currently valued at $11.6 billion.
Uber, Ola bookings bounce back post driver strikes
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
After three months of decline in cab bookings due to driver strikes, Uber, Ola saw a rise in booking during Q2 2017.
Car-pooling service see growth in demand as Uber, Ola push for shared mobility
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
While people are attracted to the cheaper rates of car-pooling services, for drivers it has helped improve their ride efficiency with more riders per trip.
Court to pass order on plea against Ola, Uber on July 31
Sat, Jul 29, 2017
The matter would come up on July 31 as Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra, who was scheduled to pass the order today, was on leave.
GPS devices in taxis, auto-rickshaws soon
Sat, Jul 29, 2017
Minister of State for Home Ranjeet Patil said in Legislative Assembly that GPS devices would be installed in these vehicles for passengers' safety, on the lines of app-based cab service providers such as Ola and Uber.
Zomato partners with Ola to take on UberEats
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Zomato announced that it has tie-up with Ola for the delivery of food and also for people to book cabs to restaurants.
Are self-driving cars truly going to impact taxi driver jobs in India?
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
The Indian government seems to been keeping driverless cars of the roads in the country as they feel it will be a threat to the jobs of drivers.
Govt mulling taking on Ola, Uber with its own app-based cab service
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, on Monday, dismissed the plan of allowing driver-less cars on Indian roads citing employment generation.
You may soon run your private car as UberPool or OlaShare but there is one problem
Thu, Jul 06, 2017
The government is looking into using private cars as shared taxis in order to reduce the congestion caused due to increase in cars in India.
Taxi unions are trying to beat Ola and Uber at their own game, will they succeed?
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Several taxi unions and drivers have left Uber and Ola to create their own taxi-hailing apps in order to compete with these two big companies. Will it work?
Maharashtra lifts ban on taxi, rickshaw licences but will commuters choose them over Uber, Ola?
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
The Maharashtra State Transport department finally lifted the 20-year-old ban on issuing fresh licenses for taxis and auto-rickshaws. This comes at a time when Uber, Ola drivers have been going on strikes due to poor incentives.
Uber to pilot 'UberPASS' in 4 Indian metros
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
The company said it aims to offer riders "a consistent and comfortable mobility experience" through the feature.
Bookings on Ola, Uber decline for the first time in India; is the dream-run over?
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Online cab bookings in India saw an overall decline for the first time in India due to the impact of drivers going on strikes in major cities thereby disrupting the services.
Top Uber executive Eric Alexander fired for investigating Delhi rape victim
Thu, Jun 08, 2017
Uber top executive in charge of Asia Pacific operations was fired for investigating Delhi rape victim and trying to prove that Ola was behind the incident.
Softbank aims to close $100 billion fund for tech sector in 6 months
Sun, May 21, 2017
Japan's Softbank will invest $93 billion in Softbank Vision Fund that will be invested in the technology sector and it expects the total commitment in the company to reach $100 billion in six months.