Lyft’s ‘anti-Uber alliance’ was quietly called off


In late 2015, an “anti-Uber alliance” was formed between four global ride hailing companies. Now at least two of those partners have quietly dropped out.

Lyft and China’s Didi Chuxing’s roaming arrangement, to allow users to book rides on each other’s platforms, was suspended in January, a Didi spokesperson confirmed.

Lyft’s similar arranagement with Southeast Asian firm Grab, is also over.

Ola, in India, has been approached for comment.

When announced, the original agreement was hailed as a way for the foursome to stymy some of Uber’s ravenous global growth, but that’s all done now. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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