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…

Sony Corp joins the stream of competition vying for dominance in Japan’s ride hailing market

Sony Corp is the latest tech firm vying for market share in Japan’s highly regulated ride-hailing market and is set to partner with Daiwa Motor Transportation and 4 other domestic Japanese taxi firms for the same. On Tuesday, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper reported, Sony Corp is to become the latest tech firm which is jockeying for…