Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing giant that vanquished Uber Technologies Inc. in China, is turning to franchising in Taiwan as it expands its business beyond the mainland.
When credits reached 10,000 for the first time, passengers can use them to redeem train tickets.
Beijing-based UCAR Inc is setting up a comprehensive car service platform as part of a strategic upgrade, hoping to better compete with other market leaders such as Didi Chuxing.
China’s high-speed railways will have full WiFi coverage and facial recognition for checking in, having already implemented online booking, WeChat payment, self-service check-in and food reservation.
Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. Ltd. has invested in a Chinese car-sharing platform and announced plans to produce its first electric vehicle in the country by 2018.
One answer would be for Ofo and Mobike to merge.
A JD Power survey of mobility solutions in China indicates that 19% of consumers are "very willing" and 51% are "slightly willing" to no longer own a car if mobility alternatives are available.
Didi Chuxing will reportedly make its ride-hailing services available in Mexico next year, a move that threatens Uber's growth in Latin America.
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