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ComfortDelGro taxis to offer flat fares from next Monday | The Straits Times

ComfortDelGro taxis to offer flat fares from next Monday | The Straits Times

The flat fare option computes fares and flashes this ahead of a trip, taking into account the distance to be travelled and all existing surcharges, including the booking fee. “Once a flat fare is chosen, there will be no additional surcharges unless the passenger changes the destination point or makes unplanned stops along the way,” […]

Don’t stop taxi industry from adapting to competition: Ng Chee Meng | Channel NewsAsia

Don’t stop taxi industry from adapting to competition: Ng Chee Meng | Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Amid stiff competition from Grab and Uber private-hire cars, the local taxi industry should not be stopped from adapting to new market conditions, such as by introducing dynamic pricing, said Second Minister for Transport Ng Chee Meng in Parliament on Tuesday (Apr 4). Last month, local taxi companies were given the green light to […]

Reliance Jio’s New Pricing Will Continue To Bleed Industry: COAI | The Wire

Reliance Jio’s New Pricing Will Continue To Bleed Industry: COAI | The Wire

New Delhi: The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has said that Reliance Jio’s latest pricing strategy will continue to bleed the telecom industry and that there is risk of a cascading impact on banks and other institutions that have large exposure to the telecom sector. COAI said that while the  move towards lower pricing […]

San Francisco commuters hit by Uber and Lyft surge pricing | Daily Mail Online

San Francisco commuters hit by Uber and Lyft surge pricing | Daily Mail Online

Trains from Oakland to San Francisco were delayed and suspended on Monday Commuters were forced to turn to Uber and Lyft to make their way into the city Many were furious when they found ‘surge pricing’ pushed costs up significantly Some said the trip that usually cost about $20 skyrocketed to as much as $110 […]

Online sellers write to CCI alleging predatory pricing by Flipkart’s WS Retail and Amazon’s Cloudtail | The Economic Times

Online sellers write to CCI alleging predatory pricing by Flipkart’s WS Retail and Amazon’s Cloudtail | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: A group of online sellers has written to the Competition Commission of India alleging that Flipkart’s WS Retail and Amazon’s Cloudtail indulge in predatory pricing and discounting when selling their private label products, destroying the business of smaller rivals such as Snapdeal and online sellers. The vendors also complained that WS Retail and […]

Ola, Uber strike: Surge pricing returns, passengers pay extra for app-based cab rides | Hindustan Times

Ola, Uber strike: Surge pricing returns, passengers pay extra for app-based cab rides | Hindustan Times

Ola and Uber drivers have pulled their cabs off the roads in Delhi-NCR demanding that their companies reinstate bonuses that they had doled out in the initial days, reduce their hiked commission rates, limit the number of cabs registered on the app and shorten working hours, among other issues. With the agitators having threatened to […]

Reliance Jio Reportedly Dragged to CCI by Airtel Over ‘Predatory Free Pricing Strategy’ | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Reliance Jio Reportedly Dragged to CCI by Airtel Over ‘Predatory Free Pricing Strategy’ | NDTV Gadgets360.com

HIGHLIGHTS Airtel has termed pricing strategy by Reliance Jio as ‘predatory’ The letter has accused Reliance Jio of abusing dominant position Reliance Jio has been accused of trying to eliminate small players Bharti Airtel has reportedly filed a complaint with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against Reliance Jio Infocomm, questioning the pricing strategy adopted […]

Telecom Regulator, Attorney General Say Nothing Predatory About Reliance Jio Pricing | The Wire

Telecom Regulator, Attorney General Say Nothing Predatory About Reliance Jio Pricing | The Wire

New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has said the tariff plans of Reliance Jio are in compliance with its regulations and the existing tariff orders. TRAI is expected to communicate the same to the incumbent operators including Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular, which had moved telecom tribunal TDSAT against the regulator for allowing the Mukesh Ambani-led […]

The internet turned on Uber after it deactivated surge pricing during protests of Trump’s Muslim ban | Fast Company

The internet turned on Uber after it deactivated surge pricing during protests of Trump’s Muslim ban | Fast Company

After the New York Taxi Workers Alliance called on taxi drivers to protest Trump’s Muslim ban by avoiding John F. Kennedy International Airport for one hour, Uber turned off surge pricing. That didn’t go down well, reports the Guardian. Read complete article here: The internet turned on Uber after it deactivated surge pricing during protests […]

Uber Apologizes After Surge Pricing During Trump Protests | The Daily Caller

Uber Apologizes After Surge Pricing During Trump Protests | The Daily Caller

Critics across the Twittersphere voiced their disapproval of Uber’s surge pricing during the demonstrations by using the hashtag “#deleteuber.” The protesters were publicly objecting President Donald Trump’s executive orders that temporarily bans immigration from several countries. Read complete article here: Uber Apologizes After Surge Pricing During Trump Protests | The Daily Caller.