DiDi invites Gauteng drivers to join partner network
The Chinese-based ride-hailing service begins recruitment of partner drivers in Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Gauteng transport brings mediator on board in e-hailing dispute
The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport appoints a mediator to help resolve the dispute between Uber, Bolt and their driver partners.
New ride-hailing player debuts in SA amid fierce competition
Home-grown ride-hailing company NextNow takes on rivals, promising the most competitive prices amid intense competition in the market.
E-hailing firm DiDi seeks drivers, readies low-cost service
The Chinese-based ride-hailing firm is on a recruitment drive as part of its expansion to Cape Town, and is preparing to introduce a low-cost service.
Drivers demand Uber put ‘exploitative’ low-cost service on hold
Uber driver partners want the e-hailing company to halt the newly-launched low-cost UberGo service, saying it will significantly slash their earnings.
Volvo, DiDi sign pact to boost robotaxi operations
Under the agreement, Volvo will provide DiDi with XC90 cars equipped with necessary backup systems for functions such as steering and braking.
Huawei sees uptick in local usage of app gallery
The Chinese telecoms manufacturer counts 2.8 million South Africans as monthly active users of its AppGallery mobile app store.
Mastercard, Uber drive digital payment acceptance
The companies extend their long-standing partnership to boost digital payments and advance financial inclusion across the Middle East and Africa.
China’s DiDi Chuxing to take on Uber, Bolt in SA
The Chinese-based ride-hailing service is set to start operating in Cape Town, in competition with Uber and Bolt.
E-hailing drivers, operators protest outside Gauteng transport dept
E-hailing drivers from Uber, Bolt and InDriver down apps, as they call on government to intervene to address what they call “terrible working conditions”.
Top law firms gun for Uber in SA driver exploitation lawsuit
Mbuyisa Moleele Attorneys, assisted by Leigh Day, prepare a class-action lawsuit against Uber BV and Uber SA on behalf of South African Uber drivers.