A driver walks past vehicles of ride-hailing service operator Tada at its garage in Seoul on February 17. Photo: Reuters A driver walks past vehicles of ride-hailing service operator Tada at its garage in Seoul on February 17. Photo: Reuters
A driver walks past vehicles of ride-hailing service operator Tada at its garage in Seoul on February 17. Photo: Reuters

In South Korea, ride-hailing apps face off against powerful taxi unions and transport laws

  • National Assembly revises law that had allowed Tada to operate, leading to company’s shutdown
  • Koreans now face limited private transport options, with taxi unions growing in influence as elections approach

Topic |   South Korea
A driver walks past vehicles of ride-hailing service operator Tada at its garage in Seoul on February 17. Photo: Reuters A driver walks past vehicles of ride-hailing service operator Tada at its garage in Seoul on February 17. Photo: Reuters
A driver walks past vehicles of ride-hailing service operator Tada at its garage in Seoul on February 17. Photo: Reuters
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