Better incentives spike Ola driver logins by 10%
New structure, with average take rate of 20% for firm, gives drivers transparent view of earnings.
Ola appoints new senior vice president
Sanjiv Saddy has over 35 years of experience in corporate affairs and government relations, business d...
Uber brings tipping feature for driver-partners in India
The feature - currently available to riders paying through Paytm wallet - will be av...
LogiNext scores $39 million in fresh financing round from Tiger Global and Steadview Capital
The company will use the proceeds from the latest round of fund raising to expand its presence to New York, London, and Sydney, while also doubling its workforce, with a focus on ramping up its customer success and research and development teams.
Delhi takes 2nd spot in digital payments in 2019: Razorpay
Digital transactions in Delhi NCR grew by 235% from 2018 (Jan-Dec) to 2019 (Jan-Dec) and Financial Services, Food & Beverage and Transportation were the top 3 sectors which contributed a cumulative of 41% of Delhi’s online payments in 2019, said a Razorpay report.
Daimler 2019 profit down by half, diesel scandal weighs
Daimler said that its 2019 earnings before interest and tax are expected to slump to 5.6 billion euros ($6.2 billion) from 11.1 billion euros a year earlier.
Transport ministry to help states set up vehicle tracking system
This comes after states made little progress in setting up these centres, which was to be done following a Supreme Court ruling that mandated all public transport vehicles to have vehicle tracking systems and emergency buttons. The features were mandated from January 1, 2019.
New ventures help office-goers sail through commuting chaos
Startups focus on carpools, buses and corporate services to make ride to work peaceful.
Ola rejigs commissions to retain drivers
In 2018, the incentive structure was based on different targets for drivers with no standardisation. SoftBank-backed Ola has been trying to cut its losses per ride over the last 18 months, and gear up for a public market debut in the coming year.
Indians took Ola to cover 20mn km on New Year's Eve
Additionally, on an average, people stepped out for parties between 7.30 - 8.30 p.m., with the most number of booking requests coming in at this time.
Internet blackout, protests leave gig workers reeling
Food delivery agents earn between Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 a month, depending on the number of orders they complete, hours on the road, and distance covered, among other factors. Cab drivers can earn Rs 35,000 to Rs 80,000 a month, a chunk of which goes towards fuel, loans, and vehicle maintenance
Startups cutting employee costs
Oyo, Ola, Paytm, Quikr, Zomato and Rivigo have handed out pink slips or are likely to.
Hello, world: Tesla cars will soon be able to talk to pedestrians, Elon Musk teases in a video
In a now viral video, Musk teased a talking Tesla, asking passengers to ‘hop in!’.
Uber to roll out PIN verification, RideCheck for enhanced user safety
Under the PIN verification feature, Uber users will receive a four-digit code when they book a ride that is to be shared with the driver partner to start the ride. Users will have to activate the feature in the app's setting.
36 Ola, Uber drivers found with no licence in airport crackdown
In September, the Union Transport Ministry had increased the fine for driving without a licence 10-fold, from Rs 500 to Rs 5,000. The teams also found 335 drivers who did not have badges and another 680 who were not displaying them
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