China’s Didi suspends Hitch service nationwide after female passenger killed

26 Aug, 2018 9:30 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s largest ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing is suspending its Hitch services nationwide, the company said in a statement , a day after police said a ride-sharing passenger in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou was killed by a driver.

Didi Chuxing, the biggest ride-sharing firm globally by number of trips, said it was sorry that the carpooling service would be suspended for now due to “disappointing mistakes” while the company reevaluated the product’s business model.

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