The sharing economy has been threatening traditional industries in the West. Now it’s gaining a foothold in China.
In just about three years, Yidao Yongche has carved a niche for itself in China’s car rental market. And now it is going global.
This week, CEO Wang Jianlin missed the opportunity to become the richest man in China when the much awaited Dalian Wanda IPO turned out to be a damp squib and Xiaomi was valued at $45 billion, way higher than Uber.
Uber has plunged headlong into China’s immensely complex and hypercompetitive transportation and taxi app market. Can it win?
This week, the BYD stock price fell sharply, as did Geely’s; Baidu invested in ride-sharing company Uber; and China’s factory activity slowed further.
This week, taxi app Didi Dache secured funding of more than $700 million, easily the biggest private investment in China’s mobile internet sector; LeTV announced an audacious plan to get into Tesla’s territory; and China’s import and export numbers slowed.
Online to Offline commerce, or O2O, is being heralded as the next big thing in China’s e-commerce sector. Why is it so popular and who are the key players?
This week, Mercedes-Benz faced an anti-monopoly probe; the Tesla China trademark episode finally came to an end; WeChat got new rules for news while Line and Kakao Talk got axed in China; Xiaomi edged ahead of Samsung; and Priceline invested in Ctrip. For the China Policy Wonks… The Chinese government made a lot of headlines this […]