With the development of the Internet, Chinese youngsters can now enjoy convenient life services simply by installing several applications on their smartphones, such as renting apartments with housing platforms like Ziroom and riding with ride-hailing apps like Didi.
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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.
Ofo dispelled rumors on July 30 that its negotiation with DiDi Chuxing is soon to come to a close.
The Internet age has brought with it the “New Four Great Inventions” of China: high speed trains, scan-and-pay mobile payments, bike-sharing, and ecommerce. This week’s episode is the first in a two-part story on bike-sharing
The tragic murder of female passenger, who happened to be an attractive flight attendant, in a Didi Hitch ride early this month was not the first sexual assault case the largest Chinese car-hailing service provider has dealt with.
This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, our hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talks all about the happenings of the auto industry in China. There is a good news and bad news, which one do you want to hear first?
Dai Wei, the CEO of bike-sharing platform ofo, turned down a potential takeover by Didi Chuxing and called on employees to “fight until the end,” according to South China Morning Post.
Welcome to this week’s newsletter. This week, we have some unexpected news to share with you including a murder case, a blockbuster and a tweet from Trump.
After a flight attendant was allegedly killed by a DiDi Hitch driver during a night ride, the ride-hailing platform Didi Chuxing published safety enhancement plans on May 16, stating that it will bear all relevant responsibilities regarding safety incidents including traffic accidents and criminal cases going forward.
On the evening of May 5th, a 21-year-old flight attendant named Li Mingzhu from Lucky Air, a Chinese low-cost carrier, was killed after she booked a ride via DiDi-Chuxing as she left the airport for a train station in Zhengzhou on Saturday night. The feature she used on DiDi is called “hitch”, an exclusively Chinese…
On the evening of April 30, in response to the rumor of a new joint venture with Volkswagen, Didi Chuxing confirmed that it is in discussions with Volkswagen, Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC Group), First Auto Works Group Corporation (FAW Group), Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group (GAC Group) and other automobile companies.
If Didi Chuxing Technology Co., the Uber of China, succeeds in the initial public offering in 2018, it will bypass Uber to become the world’s first publicly listed ride-hailing company.
Didi Waimai, the taxi-hauling app Didi’s new food delivery platform, shared 9 posters on their official Weibo account on April 13th, claiming that a nationwide launch in site, also verifying earlier rumors of their entrance into nine cities.
Chinese consumers commonly order takeout with Meituan and hail rides with Didi. Yet, the two seemingly unrelated apps will start to compete with each other. Meituan will unveil ridesharing service on March 21 in Shanghai, while Didi will finalize preparations for the launch of its takeout business.