Uber India hopes bike-taxi service will take it to 200 cities by 2020-end

Uber India has finalised a four-fold expansion of its operations in the country from 52 cities to 200 by the end of next year.  The key driver of this expansion will be not car-hailing but bike-taxi service, which was launched in India in July this year. Such service has been rolled out in 30 cities, doing over 150,000 trips a day, though it is not there in the big states of Maharashtra and Karnataka, where it is working through regulations. Three-wheelers will be part of this drive. Elaborating on its strategy in India for next year, Pradeep Parameswaran, president of Uber.....

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