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Ola ramps up expansion abroad with foray into three cities in New Zealand

Ola's service will include safety features like in-app emergency button that enables customers to instantly share important ride information

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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After and the UK, Indian ride-hailing company is now foraying into and will offer its services in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

The company, which started it's international operations earlier this year, in a statement, said customers can book rides within the three major cities and can also be picked up from Auckland and Wellington airports.

Entering is an important step for Ola, and the ride-sharing industry here. Over recent weeks, we have received enthusiastic feedback from drivers across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch," Brian Dewil, Country Manager for said.

Ola's service will include safety features like in-app emergency button that enables customers to instantly share important ride information, such as real-time ride tracking, location co-ordinates and vehicle and driver information.

Every vehicle is inspected to ensure it is roadworthy and every driver undertakes a police check, said.

Ola operates in seven cities across with over 50,000 drivers registered on the platform and has completed over two million rides, the statement added.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 09:35 IST
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