A fleet of Bajaj and Piaggio autorickshaws was lunched on march 22 in Liverpool.
Ola, one of the top ranked transport company which was recently seen in the UK market broke into the system by offering riders 50% off on their first journey if they download the app and hail a ride before the end of April, this can be seen as a part of Ola’s bid to take on its biggest rival, Uber, on an international level.
Base on report, this is said could be imagined as India’s most common mode of public transport areach Ola, which recently entered the UK market, has launched an autorickshaw service in Liverpool.
The introduction oF ‘tuk tuks’ in Liverpool was part of the launch of Ola’s service in Merseyside, which, according to report, Ola has been granted licenses in each of the Merseyside boroughs and it has already brought on board over 500 drivers.
“I have been driving passengers around the city today and have really enjoyed the chance to discuss the challenges that the community faces and how we can help with our new technology. We are celebrating bringing more travel and employment choices to Liverpudlians with our ride-hailing app with the help of the community choir,” Financial Express quoted Ben Legg, managing director of Ola UK, as saying.
Apart from these captivating ride-hailing options, Ola is reportedly also offering extremely attractive commission rates, charging black cabs 10% commission compared to the 25% commission charged by competitors.
Ola launched its services in the UK in Cardiff in August last year. Currently, it is present in Bristol, Bath and Exeter.
Its launch in Liverpool makes it the fifth city it is entering, as it looks to spread into other cities in the north of England later this year.