Hong Kong’s most popular cab-hailing app, HKTaxi, is now owned by Uber. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong’s most popular cab-hailing app, HKTaxi, is now owned by Uber. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s most popular cab-hailing app, HKTaxi, is now owned by Uber. Photo: Felix Wong

Uber takes another big step into Hong Kong cab market with purchase of HKTaxi app

  • Deal announced on Friday will see US-based ride-hailing service – still not legal in the city – operate popular local app separately for now
  • HKTaxi, which claims access to more than 70,000 registered drivers, has been downloaded 2 million times since 2013

Topic |   Hong Kong taxis
Hong Kong’s most popular cab-hailing app, HKTaxi, is now owned by Uber. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong’s most popular cab-hailing app, HKTaxi, is now owned by Uber. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s most popular cab-hailing app, HKTaxi, is now owned by Uber. Photo: Felix Wong
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