Emilie Potvin, Uber’s head of policy for North Asia, believes the success of the new service proves there is a desire for something different in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong

New Uber Flash service in Hong Kong racks up 180,000 requests in first month despite taxi partner pulling out over threats to family

  • Ride-hailing app’s business ‘growing nicely’ says regional head, but industry still opposed to company’s existence
  • Number of journeys less than 1 per cent of almost 27 million taxi rides taken in city every month
Topic |   Transport and logistics

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Emilie Potvin, Uber’s head of policy for North Asia, believes the success of the new service proves there is a desire for something different in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
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