Trip-hailing service Ola, has expanded its operations the UK to now embrace the town of Liverpool. Nonetheless, in an attention-grabbing twist, prospects will be capable of hail autorickshaws to take them to their vacation spot throughout the metropolis.
Ola not too long ago expanded its UK fleet to incorporate the three-wheelers manufactured by Bajaj and Piaggio. To have a good time this – in addition to the beginning of their operation in Liverpool – the corporate supplied free rides to prospects.
Ola UK MD, Ben Legg, himself participated within the celebration reportedly ferrying round passengers behind the wheel of one of many autorickshaws.
Ola started its operations within the UK final yr when it launched its companies in Cardiff in August 2018, earlier than increasing to cowl the cities of Bristol, Bathtub and Exter by the tip of 2018. The entry into Liverpool marked the ride-hailing service’s entry into its fifth metropolis because it started working within the UK. The service is anticipated to develop to different cities within the ensuing yr.
Ola’s enlargement into worldwide markets has been seen as a push by the fleet cab service to compete towards heavyweight competitor Uber, on a worldwide stage. The corporate has additionally begun operations in Australia and New Zealand.