Chinese mobile transportation platform DiDi Mobility is set to launch its ridesharing service DiDi Express in Newcastle on March 11. This is the first city in NSW the ridesharing platform will operate in, bypassing Sydney. DiDi Express is currently operating in Melbourne and Geelong. DiDi said Newcastle is an “ideal
China’s answer to Uber, DiDi has launched a roaming service in Australia allowing for its Greater China App users to use the Express app when travelling in Australia. The ridesharing company said this could potentially create thousands of new rideshare customers per day for its driver-partners in Melbourne and Geelong.
Australians in need of personal transport other than taxis have many options – Shofer, Taxify, GoCatch, Shebah and Uber. India’s Ola launched a few months ago, and Chinese DiDi starts today. DiDi is no bit player. The company transports 450 million clients through 25 million rides a day. This is