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Uber-Ola battle might usher in transparency

Both companies are not transparent on their user base, the number of rides or their revenues in India

Alnoor Peermohamed & Raghu Krishnan  |  Bengaluru 

Uber has been accused of gaming its rivals in the US by booking bogus cab rides to make it difficult for genuine users to hail taxis. In India, the Silicon Valley taxi-hailing app has sued its local rival Ola for doing the same. Uber’s rivals such as Lyft and Gett had in 2014 complained against the giant aggregator of making false bookings and also using the generated driver information to recruit them for its own service.Read more from our special coverage on "UBER"Jugnoo joins Uber to accuse Ola of bogus bookingsTaxi warfare: Uber drags Ola to court over false bookingsUber ...

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First Published: Thu, March 24 2016. 00:29 IST
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