Latest Didi Dache publications

Didi launches car rental service in China

Ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is adding a car rental service for customers in several cities, to take advantage of the enormous domestic tourism market in China. Users can reserve a car through the Didi app and have it delivered to their door within two hours. The service, which is currently in beta testing in Shanghai,… Read More

Didi plans to solve traffic jams with big data

As the largest ride-hailing app in China, Didi Chuxing (formerly Didi Kuaidi) has access to enormous amounts of data. Today, Didi announced that they intend to use the big data gathered by their app to solve the problem of traffic jams in the cities where they operate. With over 1.43 billion rides completed in 2015, and a… Read More

China leads record-breaking $350 million investment in GrabTaxi hailing app

Southeast Asian taxi-booking service GrabTaxi has obtained its largest round of funding to date, with China Investment Corporation (CIC) leading a small group of investors in a $350mn (£223mn+) investment. The new round brings investment in GrabTaxi – now Southeast Asia’s largest cab-hailing service – to around $700mn since the company’s inception by Anthony Tan… Read More

$700 million investment in Didi Dache dashes Uber’s hopes in China

In the wake of Softbank’s recent $250mn (£159mn) investment in GrabTaxi, the bid for domination of the taxi-app market in China is becoming very committed – today it is reported that cab-hailing company Didi Dache has raised $700mn in round D funding for its Didi Taxi mobile system, greatly surpassing the $100mn committed to it earlier this… Read More