Didi Kuaidi’s Hitch service effectively lets one passenger pick up another to share costs and network. The company plans to match passenger profiles so users can select co-riders they are most likely to get on with for a more enjoyable commute across China’s congested urban spreads. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Car-hailing apps to the rescue: Didi Kuaidi cut total daily car rides in Beijing by 2.1 per cent in 2015 to ease smog, congestion

Chinese report shows that all such apps, including Uber, racked up 300 million users and 10 million drivers in the country last year

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Didi Kuaidi’s Hitch service effectively lets one passenger pick up another to share costs and network. The company plans to match passenger profiles so users can select co-riders they are most likely to get on with for a more enjoyable commute across China’s congested urban spreads. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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