Radio taxi company Meru Cabs has launched ridesharing features on the platform, starting with Delhi. Users booking a Meru Cab will be provided with an option of sharing their ride with other passengers travelling in the same direction and offer a fixed 30% discount on the estimated trip fare. The company mentions that each rideshare trip can take a maximum of 2 bookings per ride and a maximum of 2 passengers per booking, which totals to a maximum of 4 passengers. Users will be able to continue using Meru Cabs’ emergency features allowing passengers to share details of their location to a registered emergency contact. Interestingly, last month Meru Cabs had partnered exclusively with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), to promote carpooling. IOCL and Meru would inform people about the latter’s Carpool through an option in the Meru Cabs’ app, which would allow…
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