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mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, announces new management structure.

mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, announces new management structure.

- Eckart Diepenhorst has been appointed acting CEO of mytaxi – Diepenhorst will be supported by Johannes Mewes (CPO), Andy Batty (acting COO), Thomas Zimmermann (CMO), Jan Sören Ramm (CTO) and Lena Dröge (People Director) – Marc Berg is the new CEO of mytaxi’s Parent Company Intelligent Apps mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, earlier this(…)

Groupe Renault (RCI Bank and Services) acquires iCabbi

Groupe Renault (RCI Bank and Services) acquires iCabbi

Irish taxi software provider iCabbi gets a lift from Renault, the Irish Times reports: A subsidiary of French car maker Renault has taken a 75 per cent stake in iCabbi, an Irish company that specialises in cloud-based taxi dispatch services. RCI Bank and Services, the wholly-owned financial services provider for Groupe Renault, said the investment(…)

Telstra acquires MTData to grow connected vehicle activity

Telstra acquires MTData to grow connected vehicle activity

Telstra has acquired Australian company MTData for an undisclosed fee, reports StartUp Daily, as it aims to grow out a “key pillar” of its connected vehicle offering. Founded in Australia in 2003, MTData has 11 global offices and operates across the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, the Middle East, providing GPS telematics and fleet management(…)

Contribution-based rideshare app announces launch

Contribution-based rideshare app announces launch

Chimo Applications Inc. announced the launch of its contribution based rideshare app called ifare that allows passengers and drivers to connect and get to where they need to be. Drivers and passengers can upload 3 pictures and provide a brief description of themselves in their profile. “Originally the app was designed for students to connect with other(…)

New business for Sweden’s Pointguard in the Middle East

New business for Sweden’s Pointguard in the Middle East

Recently Emirates Transport decided to choose Pointguard’s iToplight D-500 for their new taxi fleet in Abu Dhabi. The D-500 has already been on airport and smart taxis in Abu Dhabi for several years and after becoming the role model for the new regulations the Pointguard’s D-500 is now also making its way onto the Silver(…)

Addison Lee to launch branded car service in New York with acquisition of Tandem Technologies

Addison Lee to launch branded car service in New York with acquisition of Tandem Technologies

Addison Lee Group, the World’s largest managed car service, announced today that it is acquiring car service booking and management platform Tandem Technologies from Transdev to expand and enhance the company’s services for business customers in New York City. Tandem provides car service booking and management software to corporate customers in New York. The company’s(…)

Uber ties up with AXA for drivers’ accident cover in France

Uber ties up with AXA for drivers’ accident cover in France

Uber and insurance group AXA have joined forces in France to offer accident cover for drivers who work for the ride hailing service after it faced criticism over their treatment. In France, as in other countries, Uber has been challenged by lawmakers, workers’ rights advocates and the established taxi industry. They complain it is able unfairly(…)

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