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Ride-share companies post billions in losses annually, so is that the special skill they bring in partnering with public transport?

- February 23, 2023 4 MIN READ

Why do Uber, Lyft, Didi, OLA, and other ride-sharing companies want to partner with public transport agencies? For Uber and Lyft, the reason is simple: their business plans were based on eventually using driverless vehicles to eliminate their main cost, the labour cost of the driver. But human drivers won’t be replaced for some time.… Read more »

Ola Australia

Indian rideshare company Ola appoints former eBay boss Simon Smith as Australian managing director

- July 4, 2018 2 MIN READ

India-founded rideshare company Ola has appointed former eBay Australia boss Simon Smith as its managing director in Australia. Smith, whose previous roles also include time as a non-executive director of Sportsbet, CEO of local social networking platform Nabo, and as a consultant at McKinsey, will be tasked with developing the company’s presence in Australia –… Read more »