Taxi Booking – New Battle Ground for Chinese Internet Giants

Online TaxiBaidu and car rental company Yidao Yongche yesterday announced that the two companies will jointly launch a business car rental service “Baidu VIP Car” The Chauffeur driven service will be supported by Baidu Map, with the first app to support the service soon to be released on the Android platform. Founded in 2010, Yidao is a leading car rental company in China. Its service currently covers 74 cities in China and also 3 cities in the US.

With China’s three largest internet platforms all having launched ventures within the car rental market, the space seems to have become a new (more…)