Arun Kumar

24 Mar 2015

The giant taxi aggregator, Uber is introducing UberFresh, a food delivery service. It is available from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm for lunch and dinner timings are from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. This app is still in the experimental stage and the areas that is being launched on trial basis are Santa Monica, Westside, Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.

Arun Kumar

23 Mar 2015

Uber has announced its third-party app service where a new ‘request’ endpoint from its API will enable developers to request rides and dispatch drivers through their own app. It promises also other API endpoints to be avaiable soon.

Arun Kumar

20 Mar 2015

Taximobility has released its newer version of its taxi software 1.1.3 on 10th March, 2015 for both passengers and taxi drivers. The passenger apps are for the passengers and the taxi app for the taxi drivers. The new version introduces new features for the taxi booking passengers app as well as for the drivers using the taxi app.

Arun Kumar

19 Mar 2015

Data scientists have researched a lot of data and found out that in New York, normal cabs are cheaper under $35 than Uber taxis. The research paper derives the fact that more than favoring the human movement of using short trips, Uber tries to exploit this opportunity to increase revenue for them.

Arun Kumar

18 Mar 2015

There is a new player in the taxi app market called the Yellow Cab introduced by Pittsburgh Transportation Group. The app is officially going to be launched on April 01, 2015 as stated by company President Jamie Campolongo.

Arun Kumar

16 Mar 2015

Owning a taxi business can be attractive and profitable at the same time, it is important to keep an eye on the laws and procedures that govern it. Otherwise, it might lead to fines and penalties. Each city or state has its own rules and regulations for driving taxis and operating the taxi business.

Arun Kumar

11 Mar 2015

Indian taxi market is estimated to be around $8 billion in which 5% is under organized sector, and others are wide open in the market. It is being projected that in the next 5 years, organized players such as Uber, Meru and Ola will capture 15% of this market, which is growing at an astounding rate of 45% per year.

Arun Kumar

06 Mar 2015

What is radio taxi?

Radio taxi is a taxi that operates through radio signals. When a customer calls up the helpline number of the radio taxi, the operator communicates with chauffeur (driver) via radio signals to locate the nearest taxi. The taxi reaches the customer as required at the specific place and time.

Arun Kumar

05 Mar 2015

While the taxi apps are flourishing, have people come to an assumption if the taxi companies are just intermediaries? This would be detrimental to the taxi service when looking at an overall perspective and from an organizational viewpoint.

Arun Kumar

04 Mar 2015

In a highly controlled and dominating environment like taxi app business where companies like Uber, OlaCabs, GrabCar etc, are backed by huge funding and planned strategic management using mobiles.