ride-hailing service

ride-hailing service

Transportation from an unlicensed taxi service such as Uber or Lyft. Also called a "ride-sharing" service, which is a misnomer when applied to single-fare rides but accurate when referring to the carpool service that the companies offer. See transportation network company, Uber and Lyft.
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Summary: The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has officially announced its latest partnership with the homegrown ride-hailing service firm Careem.
Usual charges for the ride-hailing service is set at RM3 for up to 3km, with Greater Klang Valley (covering all major towns in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur) covered.
The ride-hailing service reached the 100-million mark in monthly active platform consumers for the first time in July and posted 35% year-over-year growth in trips and 37% year-over-year growth in gross bookings, according to Uber.
Earlier this month, London's transport agency gave India's Ola a licence to operate its ride-hailing service in the capital.
KARACHI -- A driver of a ride-hailing service was shot dead at Sohrab Goth early on Thursday morning, officials said.
Analysts were of the view that neither the ride-hailing service providers nor the drivers would work under losses and the rise in the cost of doing business would be passed on to consumers.
On top of the VAT on ride-hailing service, vehicle owners who are earning from the service will also have to pay income tax.
Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with automakers Renault and Nissan to make its first journey outside the US with a ride-hailing service that will dispatch a fleet of robotaxis in France and Japan.
Citigroup has partnered with Singapore-based ride-hailing service Grab to launch co-branded credit cards in an effort to increase its Asian customer base by roughly 13% through collaborations with digital firms, Reuters' Alun John reports, citing Gonzalo Luchetti, Citi's head of consumer banking for Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The ride-hailing service added that it may deactivate more accounts, totaling up to 25,000.
The ride-hailing service Careem has been acquired for $3.1 billion by Uber.
Fast forward roughly five years and while Uber X is no longer here, we have the service platform Kakao Taxi, car-sharing service SoCar and ride-hailing service Tada.