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.
Didi Chuxing (Didi), the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, officially launched its second research facility in North America located in Toronto, Canada on Nov. 20. The company’s first research facility was launched in March 2017 in Mountain View, California.
Glenn D.Fogel, CEO of Booking Holdings, a leader in online accommodations and travel e-commerce, came to China on Nov. 7 for the fifth World Internet Conference, also known as the Wuzhen Summit.
Didi Chuxing (Didi), China’s largest ride-hailing platform, announced today that it opened its official Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) headquarters in Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia.
A Shanghai passenger riding in a premium ride service of Didi, China’s ride-hailing giant, drank from a water bottle mixed with the driver’s urine on Oct. 9, according to Guangdong Radio Television (GRT).
On Sept. 27, 2018, DiDi Mobility Japan (DiDi Japan), a joint venture established by Didi Chuxing and Softbank Corp., kicks off its operation in Japan as its taxi-hailing app goes live in Osaka.
According to Beijing Innovation Center for Mobility Intelligent, the Beijing Municipal Government issued license plates to seven companies on September 22 for street testings of autonomous vehicles.
Following the recent rape-and-murder case, Didi, the ride-hailing giant in China, announced the launch of a safety rectification plan on September 4, suspending all late-night ride-hailing services across the platform for a whole week.
Following the recent rape and murder case, the founder and CEO of DiDi, Cheng Wei, and president, Jean Liu, issued a formal apology on August 28, detailing the intention to upgrade and build a more secure safety mechanism for the ride-hailing app.
Around 13:00 on August 24, a 20-year-old woman was reported missing after hitching a ride using DiDi to go from Yueqing City to Yongjia County in Wenzhou.
Bike-sharing giant ofo has finally agreed to be bought out by Didi-Chuxing according to Chinese media. The deal is said to be worth $2 billion and that all other co-founders, except for CEO Dai Wei, will be leaving the company, according to the report.
On August 17th, Didi Chuxing (“DiDi”), the Chinese ride-sharing, AI and autonomous technology conglomerate, unveiled its latest AI R&D at the DiDi Tech Day in Beijing.
Didi Chuxing (DiDi) announced a joint venture with SoftBank on July 19 to offer on-demand taxi-hailing services and smart transportation solutions for customers in Japan, the world’s third largest economy.
Didi Chuxing announced a strategic partnership on July 17 with Booking Holdings who will put an investment of $500 million into the Chinese mobile transportation platform.
Didi Chuxing (“DiDi”) announced that it will be launching DiDi Express on June 25 in Melbourne, after a month of pilot operations in Geelong.