The Australian rideshare market continues to heat up, with Chinese player Didi Chuxing today announcing it’s set to launch in Melbourne later this month.
A carpooling service that gets riders heading in the same direction into the same car, the company first launched its UberPool offering in the US in 2014.
Nine in 10 workers think Aussies should have free access to tech training to equip them for jobs of the future: survey
The survey found 45% of workers believe it should be employers to put up the cost of tech training, while 40% believe government should bear the cost.
Indian rideshare company prepares to launch in Australia as NSW Government implements levy on taxi and rideshare services
As the NSW Government gears up to implement a $1 levy per trip taken through taxi and rideshare services across much of the state from this Thursday, Indian rideshare company Ola has signalled it is getting ready to launch in Australia.
Rideshare vehicle rental startup Splend has raised $7.2 million in funding, handing over a 12.5 percent stake to Toronto Stock Exchange-listed company Element Fleet Management.
Estonia-founded rideshare company Taxify has launched in Australia, naming Zomato’s former head of growth and partnerships, Samuel Raciti its local country manager.
Qantas has partnered with Uber to allow passengers to book rides to and from Australian airports and tally Frequent Flyer points along the way.
After a troubled search, Uber has decided on its next CEO, with the board set to offer the job to Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi, according to a report from The New York Times.
Sydney startup Snooper has developed an app allowing anyone to earn cash while they are shopping, filling up petrol, or having a drink at a bar.
Fair Work is looking to determine whether Uber’s classing of drivers as ‘independent contractors’ rather than employees complies with federal workplace legislation.
A new player in the ridesharing place looking to tackle the issue of sure pricing to benefit both drivers and passengers is Hi Oscar.
Unions NSW has today announced it has come to a “groundbreaking agreement” with Airtasker to deliver workers on the platform a number of conditions.
Splend, a company which hires out cars to those wanting to join the ranks of rideshare drivers, has received backing from Investec Australia.
The MDEC has announced the development of new digital startup hubs and incentives that it hopes will attract Australian startups to Malaysia.