Ride sharing company, Taxify, today announced a strategic partnership with Didi Chuxing, a Chinese mobile transportation platform. The partnership is aimed at supporting growth and innovation across its diversified markets.
Launched in Estonia in 2013, Taxify operates across 18 countries in Europe and Africa, including Hungary, Romania, the Baltic States, South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.
Powered by AI technologies, DiDi offers a range of mobility services, including Taxi, Premier, Express, Luxe, Hitch, to over 400 million users in more than 400 cities. In addition to creating over 17 million flexible work and income opportunities for its driver-partners, DiDi leverages its AI capabilities to help cities develop integrated and sustainable smart transportation solutions.
Markus Villig, Founder and CEO of Taxify, said: “Taxify will utilize this partnership to solidify our position in core markets in Europe and Africa. We believe DiDi is the best partner to help us become the most popular and efficient transport option in Europe & Africa”.
Will Cheng Wei, Founder and CEO of Didi Chuxing, said: “Taxify provides innovative, high-quality mobility services across many diverse markets. We share a strong commitment to harnessing the power of mobile technology to satisfying rapidly evolving consumer demands and revitalizing traditional transportation industry. I believe this partnership will contribute to cross-regional smart transportation linkages between Asian, European and African markets.”