Didi Chuxing: a bumpy ride after Uber deal

China's homegrown ride-hailing app appeared to have pulled off a coup when it bought Uber's business in the country. Since that deal, its troubles have only mounted.

Didi Chuxing: a bumpy ride after Uber deal

Dear driver, hope you are well. Didi is still trying the best to communicate with relevant government departments on details of the new online taxi-booking regulation. Please do not worry and take orders as usual.”

That was the text message drivers of Didi Chuxing received from the ride-hailing mobile services operator on the evening of October 30. Less than 48 hours later, new rules on the online booking of taxi services in China took effect...

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