Uber told MediaNama that it does not have any “immediate” plans to launch ride-hailing services for buses and mini-vans, as this Mint report indicates. The report (incorrectly) states that these services would be launched under Uber Everything, a division of Uber which tests initiatives outside the company’s core ride-hailing business (more here). Unlike what the report says about Uber’s diversification in India after the sale of its China unit to Didi Chuxing, Uber has actually been focusing on streamlining its ride hailing business in India by shutting down auto (currently live in 4 cities: Coimbatore, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack and Indore), intercity (between Pune and Mumbai), bike taxi (in Bangalore, live in Haryana) and BLACK experiments but probably continuing the more social ones like Assist, the private carpooling service Commute and the business facing unit Uber for Business. In July, Uber claimed…
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