Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to take on Uber with launch in UK
Company first in Britain to offer choice of private hire car or black cab through same app
India’s biggest ride-hailing firm, Ola, is taking on Uber in the UK with plans to roll out its service across the country by the end of the year.
The firm is to launch in Cardiff, Newport and Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales within the next month, followed by Greater Manchester, after obtaining operating licences, and is working with local authorities to expand nationwide.
Source: Guardian Transport