Not foreign vs local, it's about abiding by the law, says Ola COO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In a response to Uber's blog post that said it is as foreign as its competitors, cab aggregator Ola has said the debate is not ....

30 June, 2016

Ola may become the first licensed app-based cab aggregator in India

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cab aggregator Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, is likely to get a licence from the Karnataka state road transport authority ....

6 June, 2016

With Ola Lux, one can book Jaguar for Rs 19 per km

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown urban transport aggregator Ola has introduced luxury cars as part of its service offerings, sensing the potential for ....

27 May, 2016

Yatra to integrate cab aggregation with OTA platform; allow users to book Ola, Uber

Varun Arora

Online travel agency will now allow users to book cabs from aggregators such as Ola and Uber through its mobile app, ....

26 April, 2016

Uber, Ola start bike taxi play in India

Priya Prasad

Ride-hailing app Uber and homegrown Ola will now extend their rivalry to India's nascent bike taxi segment. The two companies ....

3 March, 2016

Is Ola shutting down hyperlocal grocery delivery service?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Close on the heels of e-commerce giant Flipkart shutting down its hyperlocal grocery delivery app Nearby, cab-hailing firm Ola ....

1 March, 2016

My Taxi India seeks to do what Ola and Uber opted out of; will it succeed?

Arti Singh

While a pitched battle for the lucrative intra-city on-demand cab booking business plays out across the country, another segment ....

2 February, 2016

E-tailers must review the deep discounting model: Softbank's Arora


Indian e-commerce players need to think how long they can continue with their "deep discounting models" and instead these startups ....

18 January, 2016

Uber discontinues autorickshaw hailing service

Disha Sharma

Uber India has temporarily suspended UberAUTO, its autorickshaw hailing service. "At Uber, we continuously experiment with products ....

9 December, 2015

Ola joins global alliance to take on Uber

Disha Sharma

India's largest ride-sharing service Ola has joined its international peers Didi Kuaidi, Lyft and GrabTaxi to form an alliance ....

4 December, 2015

Ola names former Infosys CFO Rajiv Bansal finance chief

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ola, the country's largest cab aggregator, has appointed Infosys Ltd's former finance head Rajiv Bansal as its chief financial ....

26 November, 2015

Ola spins mobile wallet into standalone app, adds money transfer service

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country's largest cab aggregator Ola has ventured into the mobile payments space by unveiling a dedicated app for its prepaid ....

13 November, 2015

Ola raises $500M from Baillie Gifford, Didi Kuaidi and others

Varun Arora

Cab-hailing app Ola said on Wednesday it has completed its Series F funding round by raising $500 million from Scottish investment ....

18 November, 2015

Ola launches 'social' ride-sharing services

Binu Paul

Ola Share, the carpooling service from taxi aggregator Ola, is now operational for select users in Bangalore. Ola Share is the ....

13 October, 2015

Ola to launch shuttle bus service in Gurgaon and Bangalore

Binu Paul

Ola is set to launch shuttle bus services for less than $1 (Rs 66) per ride. Ola, which recently diversified into food and grocery ....

9 September, 2015

Ola ropes in top Lazada Indonesia executive Sundeep Sahni for new initiatives

Binu Paul

Online cab booking service Ola (formerly Olacabs) has roped in former Lazada Indonesia managing director Sundeep Sahni as its ....

16 July, 2015

Ola eyes 25 cities for its auto service by March 2016


Buoyed by strong uptake of auto booking through its mobile app, Ola is now looking at expanding the facility to 25 Indian cities ....

21 May, 2015

Ola's grocery delivery plans goes beyond cabs

Hiral Trivedi

Online cab booking service Ola (formerly Olacabs), run by Mumbai-based ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, seems to have a much more grand ....

28 April, 2015

Cab booking service Ola diversifies to add a mobile-only food ordering option

Priyanka Sahay

Online cab booking service Ola (formerly Olacabs), run by Mumbai-based ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, has expanded its business area ....

20 March, 2015

Delhi government asks IT ministry to block Uber, Ola mobile apps

Hiral Trivedi

The Delhi government has asked the Ministry of Information Technology to block the taxi-hailing apps of US-based Uber and its ....

25 March, 2015

What does Ola gain from TaxiForSure?

Team TC

Ola's acquisition of TaxiForSure makes for an interesting reading. The largest player in the taxi booking space has acquired ....

2 March, 2015