On November 9, a seemingly mundane Didi ride in the Chinese city of Nanjing spiraled out of control resulting in the passenger and driver coming to blows.
Didi Chuxing, China’s Uber-like ride-sharing service provider, has once again plunged itself into a gender-related crisis.
On November 8, Didi decided to implement the same curfew for both male and female passengers, banning both from ride-hailing on Hitch after 8pm.
Didi Chuxing announced on November 6 a trial relaunch of Hitch , its P2P ride-sharing service in seven major Chinese cities, at the end of November 2019.
On October 25, Didi Chuxing submitted a safety upgrade report to China’s Ministry of Transport upon completing a year-long industry-wide safety revamp process.
Didi Chuxing’s CTO of their ride-hailing business, Tiger Qie, spoke about the company’s commitment to infusing human values into what is inherently a technology company.
According to Reuters, a recruitment notice released by Didi has shown that the company is preparing to launch services in Costa Rica in Central America.
Smart cities and smart transportation are what Chinese tech giants have been obsessed with since AI, 5G and IoT turned from hackneyed buzzwords to everyday reality.
Didi Chuxing released a summary of the travel data for the 2019 National Day holiday that commemorated the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.
On September 26, Didi’s autonomous driving unit was granted a road test license by the Public Security Bureau of Suzhou, a major city in China’s Jiangsu province.
China’s ride-hailing behemoth Didi Chuxing announced on September 24 that its English language interface in China, DiDi English, has served more than 2 million users across 430 cities in China since its launch in 2017.
It has been slightly over two months since Didi’s autonomous driving division was spun off into an independent entity in an attempt to stimulate the company’s efforts in R&D and product application.
CEO of Didi Chuxing, Cheng Wei, announced at the roundtable forum of the WAIC 2019 that his company will expedite the manned Didi autopilot tests in Shanghai and will invite ordinary users to participate in the experience.
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.