Chinese authorities demand drivers on ride hailing platforms have a local license plate and a local hukou.
Didi introduces facial recognition and real-name authentication to prepare for surging carpoolers during the 2016 China National Day holiday.
Ride-hailing drivers must now pass exams to continue their business.
After acquiring Uber China, Didi now is introducing online car rental services, without owning cars for leasing out itself.
Less subsidies would be available for both ride-hailers and drivers in China, which is not necessarily a bad thing.
With the marriage of the two biggest ride-hailing platforms in China, it seems inevitable that prices for users would go up.
Didi CEO wants Uber China to continue to run independently and expects Didi and Uber China to become one team with the same goal.
This week has been one hell of a ride for ride-hailing services
To avoid large scale resignation, Uber China is rewarding its staff with six months base salary, a leaked photo suggests.
Uber has lost once, and we’ll make them lose again: Grab CEO tells in a leaked email to staff, post Uber-Didi merger
Didi Chuxing and Uber are set to merge in a deal valued at US$35 billion in order to curb Uber’s searing losses in China