Taxi

Shanghai Taxi Giant Elbows In on China’s Ride-Hailing Market

Shanghai Taxi Giant Elbows In on China’s Ride-Hailing Market

China's largest state-owned taxi operator is the latest in a long line of firms chancing their luck at breaking into the…

Oct 17, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
Beijing to Use BeiDou System in Car-Hailing, Set Up Regulatory Platform

Beijing to Use BeiDou System in Car-Hailing, Set Up Regulatory Platform

Beijing plans to enhance supervision of car-hailing services by equipping the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System in such vehicles now that half of the city’s taxis and all its buses use it.

Aug 27, 2018
Chen Juan & Liu Jing
Meituan Unveils Car-Hailing Services in Shanghai in Direct Competition With Didi

Meituan Unveils Car-Hailing Services in Shanghai in Direct Competition With Didi

Meituan-Dianping, China’s online platform for ordering lifestyle products from food to movie tickets, has unveiled its car-hailing services in…

Mar 21, 2018
Liao Shumin
Jinan City Ups Environmental Supervision, Installs Car-Mounted Pollution Monitors on 100 Taxis

Jinan City Ups Environmental Supervision, Installs Car-Mounted Pollution Monitors on 100 Taxis

Jinan, a city in China’s eastern Shandong province, is promoting car-mounted pollution monitoring devices which have already been installed in…

Oct 26, 2017
Dou Shicong
Alipay Extrudes Its Tentacles Into 16,000 Taxis in NY, Las Vegas

Alipay Extrudes Its Tentacles Into 16,000 Taxis in NY, Las Vegas

Alipay, the third-party payment platform of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. [NYSE:BABA], has extended its network to 16,000 taxis in New…

Oct 18, 2017
Zhang Xia
Shenzhen Unveils AI Cabs With Facial Recognition, Electronic Payment Technologies

Shenzhen Unveils AI Cabs With Facial Recognition, Electronic Payment Technologies

Shenzhen, which is hailed as China’s answer to Silicon Valley, has introduced next-generation taxis with built-in facial recognition and electronic payment features.

Aug 31, 2017
Tang Shihua
Shenzhen to Make All Public Buses Pure Electric by End of September

Shenzhen to Make All Public Buses Pure Electric by End of September

China’s southern city of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, will convert all of its public buses to pure electric in September this year, local newspaper the Daily Sunshine said.

Aug 7, 2017
Tang Shihua
China’s Car-Hailing and Taxi Services Will Have Different Fare Mechanisms Under London-Mode Reforms

China’s Car-Hailing and Taxi Services Will Have Different Fare Mechanisms Under London-Mode Reforms

Taxi and car-hailing services shall be distinguished from each other in terms of pricing mechanisms and passenger source classification, and…

Jun 16, 2017
Wang Yufeng