Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi could be set to team up with Waymo on self-driving taxis

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is reportedly lining up a partnership with Alphabet’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, which may pave the way for the development of self-driving taxis between the group. The


Uber launches subscription service in five US cities

Uber has introduced a new subscription-based membership scheme called Ride Pass in five US cities. The program enables passengers to avoid price surging, when costs rise due to high demand.


Grab invests $250m in Indonesian startups to assert dominance

Ride-hailing platform Grab has announced plans to invest $250m (£194m) in Indonesian startups over the next three years through its Grab Ventures firm as the company attempts to secure its


Didi Chuxing and SoftBank team up for ride-hailing in Japan

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing and Japanese technology giant SoftBank have announced a strategic partnership that will aim to provide platform services for the taxi industry in Japan, with trial


Grab invests $100m in Myanmar in effort to shut out Uber

Ride-hailing service Grab has announced plans to invest $100m ($78m) over the next three years in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar in an attempt to secure the market from


Asian taxi app Grab acquires payments firm Kudo as part of $700m investment in Indonesia

Southeast Asian taxi-hailing app Grab has acquired Kudo, an Indonesian online-to-offline eCommerce platform, to expand its presence in the country. Once the deal has closed, Kudos offering – which makes


Uber is putting an end to its UberTaxi service following drop in use

Uber has announced that it will be shutting down its UberTaxi service in London after seeing the number of riders ‘tail off’ in recent months. UberTaxi launched in 2014 enabling


Grab is Set to Acquire Online Payment Startup Kudo for $100m

Grab, Uber’s Southeast Asian ride-hailing rival, is reportedly set to announce the acquisition of Indonesian online payment startup Kudo for $100m (£80m) – in a bid to roll out its


Grab Launches Cashless Payment Method in Southeast Asia

Grab, Uber’s biggest rival in Southeast Asia, has launched a cashless payment method – as the region’s ride-hailing competition continues to heat up. GrabPay credits allows Grab customers to top-up


Taxi App Karhoo Comes to a Halt

Taxi booking app Karhoo has shut down in the face of financial problems. The company is closing its office, but it seems Karhoo will continue to exist in some capacity, with its

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