Uber and Ola, the two biggest ride-sharing companies in India, have simultaneously launched motorcycle taxis in the country, starting with the southern Indian city of Bengaluru

Aimed at commuters looking for short-distance and affordable trips, this will be the cheapest service offered by both Uber and Ola. The simultaneous launch suggests a new focus on affordable forms of transport in India, in the absence of integrated public transport systems and last-mile connectivity in most cities. Two wheelers also constitute the largest number of vehicles in the country Read more…

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