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EV ride-hailing service provider BluSmart raises $24 million in funding

BluSmart has raised $109 million across its seed and Series A rounds to date

EV ride-hailing service provider BluSmart raises $24 million in funding
Updated On : 15 Jul 2024 | 8:33 PM IST

BluSmart launches 100% all-electric premium limousine service in UAE

Ride-hailing app said that its chauffeur-driven luxury service in Dubai will commence with a premium Audi e-tron car fleet

BluSmart launches 100% all-electric premium limousine service in UAE
Updated On : 03 Jun 2024 | 4:16 PM IST

Electric vehicle operator BluSmart touches milestone of 7,000 EV fleet

BluSmart operates in Delhi NCR and Bangalore using car models such as Tata Tigor EV, MG ZS EV, and BYD E6

Electric vehicle operator BluSmart touches milestone of 7,000 EV fleet
Updated On : 14 Mar 2024 | 2:03 PM IST

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi takes a bus ride during his India visit

Khosrowshahi explored the Uber Shuttle in Bengaluru along with members of the Uber Tech team that is building the product for India and the world

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi takes a bus ride during his India visit
Updated On : 23 Feb 2024 | 12:21 AM IST

Ride-hailing app Namma Yatri begins operations in Chennai, plans expansion

With nearly 10,000 drivers already on board, Namma Yatri plans to add 100,000 drivers in the next six months, the company said

Ride-hailing app Namma Yatri begins operations in Chennai, plans expansion
Updated On : 29 Jan 2024 | 7:22 PM IST

Switzerland-based responsAbility to invest up to $25 million in BluSmart

The announcement said that the investment will help BluSmart expand its EV charging infrastructure across the country

Switzerland-based responsAbility to invest up to $25 million in BluSmart
Updated On : 29 Jan 2024 | 2:45 PM IST

Lyft's new CEO David Risher tackles a job requiring some heavy lifting

Even before he joined Lyft's board in 2021, David Risher had taken hundreds of trips as a passenger so he felt like he knew a lot about the ride-hailing service. But he never expected to be thrust into the driver's seat at a time when Lyft was running like a jalopy. I really was gobsmacked, Risher said during an interview with The Associated Press as he recalled being recently asked to replace Lyft co-founder Logan Green as CEO. Risher quickly shook off his initial shock and is now making an effort to reverse the San Francisco company's mounting losses and sagging stock price. Just days after taking over as CEO, Risher came up with a restructuring plan that includes laying off nearly 1,100 employees whose job losses could help him attain stock price incentives potentially worth nearly USD 1 billion. Like any mass layoff, the payroll purge will uproot the lives of those suddenly out of a job while sowing uncertainty among Lyft's remaining 3,000 employees. But Risher believes the deep

Lyft's new CEO David Risher tackles a job requiring some heavy lifting
Updated On : 02 May 2023 | 4:54 PM IST

Delhi most forgetful, phones most likely to be left behind: Uber's index

Commuters are most likely to forget their belongings in Ubers on Saturdays

Delhi most forgetful, phones most likely to be left behind: Uber's index
Updated On : 02 May 2023 | 3:51 PM IST

Uber introduces rear seatbelt reminder, SOS integration with cops in India

Uber announced a slew of new technology-led safety features like audio rear seatbelt reminder, proactively detecting trip anomalies, customer SOS integration with local police and more

Uber introduces rear seatbelt reminder, SOS integration with cops in India
Updated On : 29 Nov 2022 | 2:19 PM IST

Ola shuts in-car infotainment service launched in 2016 as global first

Industry sources say the service was not proving any value to the ride-hailing company

Ola shuts in-car infotainment service launched in 2016 as global first
Updated On : 11 Nov 2022 | 7:06 PM IST

E-commerce firm not liable to pay GST on cab service by third parties: AAR

Experts say Karnataka authority's ruling would not apply to Uber, Ola and other cab aggregators

E-commerce firm not liable to pay GST on cab service by third parties: AAR
Updated On : 10 Nov 2022 | 6:56 PM IST
Updated On : 07 Oct 2022 | 10:45 PM IST

Uber rival Lyft freezes hirings amid economic instability, recession fears

Ride-hailing platform Lyft has announced to freeze all hirings amid the economic instability and recession fears

Uber rival Lyft freezes hirings amid economic instability, recession fears
Updated On : 29 Sep 2022 | 11:45 AM IST

Uber charges Noida resident Rs 3k from Delhi airport to home on a sunny day

Deb was shocked to see final bill as he reached home from airport on Aug 5, as it showed Rs 2,935 on meter for a 147.39 km ride, while distance from T2 to his home in Noida Sector 143 is around 45 km

Uber charges Noida resident Rs 3k from Delhi airport to home on a sunny day
Updated On : 16 Aug 2022 | 7:24 PM IST

'Absolute rubbish,' says Ola CEO on report of merger talks with Uber

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal met top Uber executives in San Francisco recently, says a news report

'Absolute rubbish,' says Ola CEO on report of merger talks with Uber
Updated On : 29 Jul 2022 | 9:26 PM IST

How the dreams of thousands of Ola and Uber drivers are turning sour

Once app-based cab aggregators became popular and their driver population burgeoned, they pruned incentives and began charging drivers hefty commissions. The pandemic only made matters worse

How the dreams of thousands of Ola and Uber drivers are turning sour
Updated On : 18 May 2022 | 12:16 PM IST

China's Didi touts technology spending ahead of Wall Street debut

The firm is highlighting its global reach and investments in developing electric and self-driving cars.

China's Didi touts technology spending ahead of Wall Street debut
Updated On : 30 Jun 2021 | 3:10 PM IST

Two senior Ola executives Arun Srinivas and Sanjiv Saddy step down

These exits follow that of Nitin Gupta, CEO of Ola Financial Services, who resigned in May.

Two senior Ola executives Arun Srinivas and Sanjiv Saddy step down
Updated On : 10 Jul 2020 | 11:14 PM IST

Covid-19 outbreak: Hailing an Uber ride on day one of lockdown 3.0

Nothing suggested it was a cab ride during extraordinary times except that the driver patiently waited at the gate without making any hurry-up calls

Covid-19 outbreak: Hailing an Uber ride on day one of lockdown 3.0
Updated On : 04 May 2020 | 10:14 PM IST

Delhi becomes first Asian city to get public transport feature from Uber

Once the users use this option, Uber will show the best three routes for using a metro or bus in the city

Delhi becomes first Asian city to get public transport feature from Uber
Updated On : 22 Oct 2019 | 1:29 PM IST