Rappler's latest stories on ride-hailing services
China executes ride-hailing driver who killed passenger
Didi Chuxing has been slammed by critics and China's transport ministry over safety lapses after the incident in the eastern city of Wenzhou in August 2018, barely 3 months after a similar death
Uber filed paperwork for IPO, says report
The move, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, comes a day after Lyft launched the process to take the company public with a stock offering
P2/min travel charge back but Grab lowers surge pricing cap
The new surge pricing cap is effective Friday, September 21
Grab: Micab's phantom booking allegations 'appear to have malicious intent'
Grab says they will consider legal action if the allegations continue
Ride-hailing firm Hype denies charging P2 per minute
But Hype says it charges P1.25 per minute of travel under beta testing mode
Grab appeals P10-M fine on 'illegal' P2-per-minute charge
Grab argues that the DOTr order allowing ride-hailing firms to set their own fares was still valid when the P2-per-minute charge was imposed
LTFRB tells new ride-hailing firm Hype to explain 'illegal' fare
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says it received a report that Hype has an unauthorized P2-per-minute travel charge
Grab drivers income drop 10% after 'illegal' charge suspension
The P2-per-minute travel charge suspension cause the 5% to 10% driver income drop, says Grab Philippines head Brian Cu
Grab planning seamless 'mix-and-match' transport system in PH
The multimodal passenger transport system envisioned by Grab allows passengers to select and take different modes of transport using the Grab service to reach their destination
Grab's P2-per-minute charge remains suspended
Grab Philippines says it would comply with the LTFRB order but hopes that the suspension would be lifted soon
LOOK: Mayweather buys designer shoes for his dog
The American boxing icon and The Money Team head for another shopping jaunt
Grab: Riders not informed of P2-per-minute travel charge
Grab Philippines head Brian Cu maintains the travel charge is legal, and 'went to the drivers, it was reinvested by way of incentives or promos for passengers'
Senators slam Grab's 'predatory pricing, overcharging'
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian calls on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to require Grab to provide a breakdown of charges in its receipts
Did Grab 'illegally' charge its riders higher fare?
(UPDATED) Since mid-2017, Grab has been charging its riders an extra P2 per minute per ride, without approval from the LTFRB
Lawmaker: Grab charges 'illegal' fares, owes customers refund
PBA Representative Jericho Nograles alleges that Grab 'illegally' charges its customers P2 per minute of travel. Grab officials say the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board was informed about this.
Does PCC understand Grab-Uber deal? Grab says operations can't be 'separate'
'They want us to be independent and that's a contradiction,' Grab Philippines Head Brian Cu says in a press briefing at the Uber office in Mandaluyong
No newly accredited ride-hailing apps yet – LTFRB
LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada makes the statement after Transportation Assistant Secretary Elvira Medina said 4 new companies have been accredited
Bring in Indonesia's Go-Jek to compete with Grab in PH – lawmaker
Makati Representative Luis Campos Jr also says lawmakers are counting on the Philippine Competition Commission to go over the Uber-Grab deal
As Uber gives up Philippine operations to Grab, what now for commuters?
'Obviously, it is not good. From a duopoly, it becomes a monopoly,' warns an economist
Uber drivers in Southeast Asia moving to Grab in 2 weeks
(UPDATED) Uber's operations in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, will only be available until April 8, following the sale to Grab
LOOK: Grab PH launches services from Clark International Airport
Nearly 400 units will be available to provide ride-hailing services for passengers from the country's second main gateway
#FridayFeels: Nag-book ka ngunit kulang
What would Waze tell you when driving around Metro Manila?
In EU first, Uber suspends Hungary service
The suspension comes as Hungary prepares to enforce a law that allows authorities to block a provider of taxi services operating without a proper dispatch center
Uber deal signals more aggressive Saudi investment drive
An analyst says Saudi Arabia s 3 5 billion investment in Uber signals it will be a major player when it comes to sovereign wealth fund investing in the future
Uber raises $3.5B from Saudi investment fund
The investment boosts Uber s cash holdings to more than 11 billion giving its global expansion plans a lift
Volkswagen, Toyota buy into ridesharing
Toyota signs a memorandum of understanding with Uber to explore collaboration while Volkswagen makes a strategic investment in Gett