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Little Cab digital taxi app expands services to Ethiopia –

Kenyan digital carpooling app, Little Cab is spreading its wings in Ethiopia. The company announced that it has finalized its plans to venture into one of Africa’s biggest markets. The country holds huge market potential with a massive population of over 112 million people. This will be the fifth country the digital app ventures into […]

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Time to start tipping taxi drivers in Japan? Taxi company now offers passengers an option in Tokyo

Taxi operator Sanwa Kotsu is always looking for new ways to innovate. Among the services they have offered are ninja drivers and, in honor of the Tokyo Olympics, drivers with fencing equipment. As of this month, however, Sanwa Kotsu is doing something arguably even more unusual for a Japanese taxi company by introducing a system […]

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W Cape government suspends minibus taxi services on the Paarl-Bellville route for 2 months amid deadly row

Police at the Cape Town station bridge after an alleged shooting involving rival taxi drivers on July 14. Gallo Images/Brenton Geach It was hoped the move would quell some of the ongoing violence that had left several people dead. According to the provincial government, the road closure was to “bring stability to the public transport […]

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Upcoming taxi app for Westmoreland – Jamaica Observer

CHYBAR…the main function we bring to the market is to create a link between existing drivers and passengers SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Two young men in West Jamaica have decided to tap into the app-based taxi service after being given the green light by the Department of Transportation to operate. PICKMIUP will come to Westmoreland next […]

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New data from the Free Taxi app now reveals that requests for taxis to Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports have increased significantly this week

New data from taxi app Free Now has revealed that requests for taxis to Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports have increased significantly this week compared to the previous week as international pick up. Data Details… New data from taxi app Free Now has revealed that requests for taxis to Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports have […]

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Taxi services lack drivers in Latvia / Article

More than a thousand taxi drivers have quit since last summer. The Road Transport Directorate considers that there are three reasons for this: new requirements from the State Tax Service, lack of knowledge of the Latvian language and the Covid-19 pandemic. Language The requirement to know the Latvian language at an intermediate level B1 for […]

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Banbaloo: Spanish taxi drivers became millionaires without leaving their homes | Economy and business

Joel Cuscó and Joan Bartra, co-founders of Banbaloo. In 2018, two taxi drivers in Terrassa, in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia, felt they had to change their line of business. Joan Bartra, 45, and Joel Cuscó, 42, had started out together in the real estate business but their business went bankrupt when the financial crisis […]

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Karnataka: With government policy allowing upcoming rollout of e-bike taxi services, driving behavior a concern

Karnataka will soon add electric bicycle (e-bike) taxi services as an option for in-state travel, with the transport department approving the operations for the same. The government, according to officials, has decided to allow individuals to register an e-bike as a taxi, with the option for everyone to register with an aggregator or operate independently. […]

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Taxis and app taxi operators will go on strike on July 26

Amid the rooftop uproar hitting fuel prices, the woes of commuters in Kolkata appear to be far from resolved. A section of the Taxi Operators and Online Apps Associations in Calcutta decided to go on strike on July 26. The strike was called by the AllIndia Trade Union Congress (AITUC)-affiliated Taxi and Taxi Operators Unions. […]

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Kakao to introduce paid subscriptions for taxi drivers with good ratings

Kakao Mobility corporate logo (Kakao Mobility) Kakao Mobility, the company behind South Korea’s leading taxi service, Kakao T, said on Sunday that the company would allow drivers with good passenger ratings to have a better chance of being booked. New contract terms will apply to taxi drivers who recently sign up for Pro Membership, a […]

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Taxi Drivers See No Road Ahead – The New Indian Express

Express press service KOCHI: Until a few years ago, Ajith Aravindan’s life revolved around night shifts and daily trips to different destinations across the state. As a busy taxi driver at Kochi airport, he earned a decent living. This was before the Covid pandemic curbed domestic and international air travel. Now the 37-year-old father of […]

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Why China banned taxi app Didi days after IPO filing

Courtesy The rest of the world, which mostly does not include China, uses US apps; Google, Twitter, Facebook, Uber and their associated services, and many other super apps from Western tech companies, are absent in China. This is not new information, and it does not mean that the Chinese are excluded from the benefits of […]