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Go-Jek plans to raise $2B more for Southeast Asia ride-hailing battle – TechCrunch

Go-Jek plans to raise $2B more for Southeast Asia ride-hailing battle – TechCrunch Indonesia’s Go-Jek is planning to raise $2 billion from investors to fuel its ride-hailing battle with Grab in Southeast Asia. Go-Jek raised $1.5 billion earlier this year from investors that include Chinese trio Tencent, Meituan and JD.com, …

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Uber is investing $150M in Toronto to expand self-driving car efforts – TechCrunch

Uber is investing $150M in Toronto to expand self-driving car efforts – TechCrunch Months after an Uber self -driving vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, the ride-hailing giant has announced it’s adding a new engineering hub in Toronto and expanding its autonomous research team as it refocuses its …

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Uber drivers in Denmark could face fines for every ride they offered – TechCrunch

Uber drivers in Denmark could face fines for every ride they offered – TechCrunch The Danish Supreme Court has upheld large fines issued to several Uber drivers for operating without a taxi license, at a time when the ride-hailing giant was still running its non-licensed p2p driver UberPop service in …

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Latin America is the next stage in the race for dominance in the ride-hailing market – TechCrunch

Latin America is the next stage in the race for dominance in the ride-hailing market – TechCrunch Nathan Lustig Contributor Nathan Lustig is an entrepreneur and managing partner at Magma Partners, a seed-stage investment fund in Santiago, Chile. More posts by this contributor Latin America’s Groupon Mafia A new era …

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Taxify is entering the e-scooter game – TechCrunch

Taxify is entering the e-scooter game – TechCrunch Estonian ride-hailing company Taxify will compete with Bird and Lime in Europe with its new brand of e-scooters, called Bolt, launching in Paris on Thursday. The company has rolled the scooter sharing service into its mobile app, which has attracted 10 million …

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Didi makes more safety changes — and will pause night services while it does – TechCrunch

Didi makes more safety changes — and will pause night services while it does – TechCrunch Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi has detailed further safety measures incoming to its platform following a second murder of a female passenger last month. The 20-year-old woman had been using Didi’s Hitch carpooling service in Zhejiang, a …

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Avrios has quietly raised $14M for an AI-fueled fleet management platform – TechCrunch

Avrios has quietly raised $14M for an AI-fueled fleet management platform – TechCrunch Swiss startup Avrios reckons business mobility is going to get a whole lot more interesting as companies adopt more tailored mobility solutions, rather than sticking with the traditional one car per person model. And at the same time …

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China’s Didi suspends carpooling service after another female passenger is mudered – TechCrunch

China’s Didi suspends carpooling service after another female passenger is mudered – TechCrunch Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, the $60 billion-valued company that bought out Uber’s China business, has suspended its carpooling service after the murder of a female passenger. The fatally is the second such incident this year after …

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The lobbying is fast and furious as gig companies seek relief from pro-labor Supreme Court ruling – TechCrunch

The lobbying is fast and furious as gig companies seek relief from pro-labor Supreme Court ruling – TechCrunch Antoinette Siu Contributor For four years, Edhuar Arellano has left his house at 7 a.m. on weekdays to drive customers around the Bay Area for Lyft and Uber . Most days, he …

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