Ridesharing Company: Get Familiar with Uber, Lyft, DiDi, Ola Cabs, BlaBlaCar
In the age of technology and sustainable living, ridesharing companies are enjoying great successes. While Uber Technologies Inc is a pioneer in the ridesharing service segment, other initiatives like Lyft, DiDi, Ola Cabs, and BlaBlaCar are also making a name for themselves with unique service offerings in different geographic locations.
Depending on the location you are from, these tech companies are becoming such an integral part of our day-to-day living that it is safe to assume you may have already taken one or a few of their's services. If you haven’t, it won’t be long before your first ride for sure.
So, let’s get familiar with the leading ridesharing companies in the world from below.
Uber (All Around the World)
Uber Technologies Inc is regarded as one of the pioneers in ridesharing. It upgraded the old-fashioned taxi system in major cities with a sleek and accessible software solution. Currently, Uber is available in around 80 countries worldwide, with millions of people benefiting from their affordable and comfortable ridesharing and delivery service.
Lyft (United States, Canada)
Pretty similar to Uber, Lyft is a company that operates a mobile app for ridesharing. It is available in 600 US cities and some parts of Canada. This ridesharing company offers vehicles for hire, food delivery, motorized scooters, and a bicycle-sharing system.
Based mainly in China, DiDi Chuxing is a ride-hailing company with an estimated 550 million users. It is one of the fastest-growing Chinese private company offering its services in 400 cities.
Ola Cabs and BlaBlaCar
Among the ridesharing companies, other notable mentions go to Ola Cabs in India and BlaBlaCar in France. Ola Cabs has around 3 million vehicles in 100+ cities, while BlaBlaCar is more of a carpooling company to travel between cities.