Weekly Ride Hailing - Issue 9

Delve into Issue 9 of RideShare Roundup! From Uber's ventures beyond transport to Asia's shifting rideshare landscape, get the latest insights in a click.

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Weekly Ride Hailing - Issue 9

Hello RideShare Enthusiasts!

Unveiling Issue 9 of RideShare Roundup! Dive deep into the buzzing world of ridesharing – especially the headline-grabbing potential buyout of Foodpanda from Delivery Hero. Stay updated on Uber's new ventures, Asia's market shifts, and more.

General News

  • A deep dive into countries where Uber services remain elusive, with Australia being a highlight.


Thailand’s food delivery drivers feel pinch as Grab, Line rack up losses
Gig workers say platforms such as Grab and Foodpanda have cut their pay rates without explanation.
ComfortDelGro app down for more than 3 hours on Friday night due to network outage
The company’s taxi drivers were informed of the problem at about 8.30pm on Friday. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Delivery Hero mulls selling foodpanda SEA business to Grab
Delivery Hero, the parent company of food and grocery delivery brand foodpanda, has confirmed it is in early-stage talks with potential buyers to sell its delivery business in Southeast Asia. One of the parties involved in the ongoing negotiations is rival company Grab, which Delivery Hero says migh…


  • Uber is testing the waters beyond just transporting people. They have now introduced an app feature for hiring workers for chores.
The Uber for tasks might just be Uber
Uber may be working on a way for users to hire workers.
  • A strategic partnership emerges between Uber and restaurant software provider, Deliverect, to refine the delivery process.
Uber in delivery deal with restaurant software provider Deliverect
Uber Technologies said on Friday it has agreed a delivery partnership with Deliverect, a Belgium-based company that sells order management software to restaurants.
  • Insights from Uber & Lyft drivers on how they maximize their earnings.
  • An intriguing incident where an Uber driver charges $150 citing fake passenger vomit photos!


  • The rideshare market in Canada is about to get more competitive with Kite Mobility securing funds to spur its growth.
  • RideOn Canada showcases how it's spearheading a transportation revolution through ridesharing.

Thank you for tuning in! Stay updated with the RideShare Roundup. Until next time, safe travels!