Chinese ride-hailing app Didi targets Sydney as it continues its Australia expansion

Earlier this month, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing announced that it will launch ride-sharing services in Sydney, Australia from 16-Mar-2020. This marks a significant milestone…..

The transition from ground to aerial ridesharing has taken a huge reality leap as Hyundai and Uber announce partnership

Uber has been building the future of aerial ridesharing with the goal of by 2023 providing riders the option of an affordable shared flight. It…..

Uber – is it all starting to unravel as new generation disruptors disrupt the original disruptors?

As the year, and decade, turns, ride-sharing group Uber, possibly the most controversial and newsworthy company of the 2010s (it was formed in Mar-2009 as…..

Accommodation and ground transportation may be the most common examples of the sharing economy, but it now extends much, much further – even to using private swimming pools

The sharing economy continues to grab the headlines. Most of us have now sampled the offer, whether grabbing a taxi or an alternative accommodation offer,…..

A growing Uber demand sees it drive past stable usage for traditional taxis to become Australia’s preferred mode of private transport

A greater proportion of Australians are now using Uber (22.9%) compared to traditional taxis (21.8%), according to latest research from consumer, industry and market research…..

The sharing economy; is it for everyone or perhaps just for the affluent?

The sharing economy may be grabbing a lot of attention, but as yet many of the biggest names have failed to deliver the profitability you…..

Uber and Ryanair seem to share a lot in common when it comes to increased airport charges

Uber intends to cease operations at Ontario International airport in California with effect from 13-Sep-2019 after the airport commission’s decision to raise pick-up and drop-off…..

Car rental companies may be facing higher costs driven by new technology and safety features, but increased competition will keep rates stable for the year ahead

Ride-hailing is growing in demand worldwide and increasingly competitive landscape it has developed will place cost pressures on the car rental sector, meaning consumers are…..

‘It’s oh so quiet’ – new ‘Quiet Mode’ one of a range of new features available for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV rides

Since its formation, Uber has expanded mobility options by delivering new modes of transportation to the demands of users. With different price points for passengers…..

A bad week for ride sharing: Ofo’s wheels buckle under the weight of losses, as Uber hits a wall in the UK

The fate of some major ride share operations has had a rocky week. First of all, Alibaba’s massive bike share company Ofo announced it could…..