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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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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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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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Southeast Asia’s Grab plans electric vehicle push – TechCrunch

Southeast Asia’s Grab plans electric vehicle push – TechCrunch Grab, the ride-hailing company that consumed Uber’s business in Southeast Asia, today made a big push to grow the number of electric vehicles in its fleet after it partnered with energy supplier Singapore Power. The deal will see Grab add 200 new …

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India’s Uber rival Ola is headed Europe with ride-hailing launch in the UK – TechCrunch

India’s Uber rival Ola is headed Europe with ride-hailing launch in the UK – TechCrunch The UK is getting another alternative to Uber after India-based ride-hailing company Ola announced plans to expand to the country, which becomes its first market in Europe. Ola was founded in 2010 and it covers …

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China’s Didi pumps $1B into its rebranded driver services business – TechCrunch

China’s Didi pumps $1B into its rebranded driver services business – TechCrunch Didi Chuxing is going pedal to the metal for its automobile services business after it announced it will invest $1 billion into the division, which is also getting a rebrand. The Chinese ride-hailing firm had been tipped to spin out …

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Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Grab, the ride-hailing service that struck a deal to take Uber out of Southeast Asia, has pulled in $2 billion in new capital as it seeks to go beyond ride-hailing to offer more on-demand services. …

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