Grab unveils major investment plans for Vietnam

Ride-hailing firm Grab plans on investing “several hundred million dollars” in Vietnam since it sees the country as its next growth market. Grab unveilled the plan just weeks after it disclosed a $2 billion investment plan for Indonesia. The proposed investment plan marks Vietnam as one of Asia’s fastest growing economy and underscores Grab’s eagerness…

Didi Chuxing launches autonomous self-driving unit

The autonomous driving unit will function as an independent company. On Monday, China’s ride hailing firm Didi Chuxing stated it has launched an autonomous driving unit as an independent company. The business will focus its resources on research and development activities as well as deepen its collaboration with automakers. Zhang Bo, Didi’s chief technology officer…

China’s Didi Chuxing signs strategic cooperation agreement with German automotive supplier Continental AG

The collaboration is aimed at building next-gen purpose-built electric-vehicles for Didi’s services. On Tuesday, China’s Didi Chuxing, a ride-sharing company, disclosed it has signed an agreement with German automotive supplier Continental AG to co-develop connected vehicles and design purpose-built electric vehicles (EVs) for Didi’s services. “Based on DiDi’s practical experience on mobility as well as…