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.
Internet blackout, protests leave gig workers reeling
Food delivery agents earn between Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 a month, depending on the num...
Ola rejigs commissions to retain drivers
In 2018, the incentive structure was based on different targets for drivers with no standardisation....
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!’.
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.
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.
Govt plans advisory body for startups
Along with the biggest names in India’s startup ecosystem, the Council will also include regulators.
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
How equity investors can cope with a high rate of change, stock market volatility
The winds of change driven by tech have become a storm of transformation. Change is neither new nor unique.
Delhi ahead of Bengaluru, Mumbai in night travel, says Ola
Delhi clocked 924 million km (63.4 million trips) between 6 AM to 10 PM and 141 million km of night-time travel between 10 PM to 6 AM, as per the data.
Ola to expand 'Guardian' safety feature to 17 cities in India, Australia
Ola said it also conducts mandatory verification through stringent criminal records checks as well as mandatory online training for drivers that includes modules like customer service and etiquette, platform usage, partner support, defensive driving amongst others.
SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son had a bad 2019. Here’s what he can buy in 2020
Tesla's a dreamy idea. A cult-like status among investors and customers. A megalomaniac for a leader who eschews authority. And chronic losses. It’s got SoftBank written all over it.
Car sales dip most in two decades in 2019
Sales of cars and SUVs went into a free fall in 2019, witnessing the biggest decline in over two decades.
Ola targets 1 million bike partners by next year
A recent in-house survey revealed that six out of 10 Ola bike partners also work for food delivery networks, helping increase their income levels.
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