Taxi network reduction further “taxi assistant” one-click calls for empty cars within 5 kilometers
New Beijing News Shell Finance News (Reporter Chen Weicheng) There have been new developments in the reduction of taxi networks. On July 3, Tick Travel upgraded the taxi “taxi assistant” jointly launched with the Xi’an taxi industry to check the data of the surrounding empty cars and the arrival On the basis of the actual distance and estimated arrival time of the taxi point, a “Yunyang Zhao” function that can call all empty cars within a range of 5 kilometers with one click is added to further shorten the time for passengers to empty on the roadside.
In 2019, the taxi industry in Xi’an launched the “Taxi Smart Code” and “Taxi Assistant”. When you take a taxi, scan the “smart code” in the car to get functions such as vehicle and driver information query, trip sharing, mobile payment, electronic invoice, online evaluation, and lost property search. On July 3, the “Wisdom Code” officially launched the “Mileage Points” function. Passengers can scan the “Smart Code” when they take a taxi to accumulate every 3 kilometers of journey into a “mileage point”.
“Taxi assistant” is the taxi version of “the car is coming”. Citizens waiting for a taxi on the roadside can search the “taxi smart travel” WeChat applet to see when the next empty taxi will come. It is reasonable according to the situation. Choose your travel method. The newly added “Yunyang Recruitment” function adds a “call nearby empty car” button to the applet.
In December 2019, the Ministry of Transport announced the integration of car-hailing and taxis to promote the marketization of freight rates. The relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Transport proposed to promote the integrated development of taxis and online car-hailing, implement the integration of cruise and online car-hailing, promote the integration of two types of drivers, and promote the marketization of taxi fares and accelerate the reform.
In fact, with the popularity of online travel, it has also prompted traditional taxis to accelerate online. Various places have also cooperated with online car-hailing platforms, with Didi Travel and Tick Travel as the main participants, adding more taxis online. In December 2018, Didi announced that it would upgrade its taxi business. It will increase investment in product technology resources for the taxi business, promote the upgrade of taxi products and the integration and development of new and old formats, and further explore new models for the integration of taxis and online car-hailing.
Beijing News Shell Finance reporter Chen Weicheng editor Li Weijia proofreading Li Shihui