Didi founder and CEO Cheng Wei at the D1 launch event in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Handout
Didi founder and CEO Cheng Wei at the D1 launch event in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Handout

China’s Didi Chuxing launches first electric vehicle tailored for ride-sharing services

  • Didi hopes the D1 will be a starting point for changes in the mobility market and in business models used by its partners, says CEO Cheng Wei
  • The Beijing-based company wants ridesharing services to meet 30 per cent of mobility needs by 2030, up from 3 per cent now

Topic |   Sharing economy
Didi founder and CEO Cheng Wei at the D1 launch event in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Handout
Didi founder and CEO Cheng Wei at the D1 launch event in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Handout
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