Chinese mobile transit platform Didi Chuxing has further expanded into Latin America and rolled out its ride-hailing services on Aug. 6 in Santiago, Chile.
China’s ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing (Didi) said on Aug. 4 that it has launched its autonomous driving unit as an independent company.
Didi Chuxing, China’s ride-hailing giant, and British Petroleum (BP), the world’s leading fuels retailing and convenience business company, announced that they have agreed to form a new joint venture to build electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in China.
It has been 325 days since Didi’s Hitch service was suspended. On July 18, DiDi held a press conference, focusing on issues concerning its Hitch business.
A Didi driver broke through a police barrier on June 13, trying to escape examination, injuring four, including one law enforcement officer, according to ThePaper.
CNBC released their list of 2019 Disruptor 50 companies, containing the most influential and innovative companies in various industries, from biotech and machine learning to transportation, retail and agriculture. Two Chinese firms, the ride-hailing giant Didi-Chuxing and Xiaohongshu, ranked among the top ten.
After several tragedies of passenger rape and murder while using Didi, a Chinese ride-hailing company, people have once again raised concerns about safety.
The cold Beijing winter took a heavy toll on Didi as the Chinese ride-hailing giant announced today that it will lay off 15 percent, roughly 2,000 staff members, this year.
Following the layoff trends from the end of last year, insiders say that the ride-hailing giant Didi-Chuxing is considering massive layoffs in departments such as product technologies and ride-hailing. The layoff is expected to exceed 25 percent.