From midnight on Tuesday, November 17, in the City of Buenos Aires, Greater Buenos Aires and La Plata, the services “DiDi Express” and “DiDi Taxi” are available
From midnight on Tuesday, November 17, in the City of Buenos Aires, Greater Buenos Aires and La Plata, the services “DiDi Express” Y “DiDi Taxi”. This is how the arrival of DiDi, the largest mobility application in the world, after several months of work and analysis.
The team of DiDi investigated to identify local mobility needs and adapt its platform for launch in Argentina. For five weeks, more than 15,000 taxi drivers and more than 15,000 drivers they chose to undertake with the application. Thus, as of this Tuesday, they will be able to start generating income independently and safely.
Felipe Contreras, Director of Communications for DiDi for South America, celebrated this milestone and commented that “we are very grateful and surprised by the enthusiasm and incredible reception we have received from the people in Buenos Aires, especially from drivers and taxi drivers. With more than 30 thousand registered to handle with the application of DiDi, the expectations of our team are very high and we will put all our energy, experience, technology and commitment to contribute to improving the mobility of Buenos Aires and Buenos Aires citizens through an accessible alternative with high quality standards and with an always attentive focus on the security. This release of DiDi Express Y DiDi Taxi It is, without a doubt, a very important milestone for our company, since Argentina is a key market for the technology industry at an international level ”.
Each of these initiatives are also designed to improve drivers’ earnings, so DiDi will absorb the full cost of each promotion.
To celebrate the launch and publicize the benefits of the platform, DiDi will make available to all new users a free trip of up to 300 Argentine pesos. It will also launch promotions with discounts of up to 50%; as well as their DiDi Days, in which users can enjoy more free trips.
To access all the promotions and benefits of DiDi and check the advantages of traveling together with the largest mobility app in the world, the users of Buenos Aires only need the application “DiDi Passenger”-From the App Store or Google Play- and enter your data to create your personal account.
Security and contact every day, all day
Safety is a fundamental principle for DiDi. That is why both users and drivers and taxi drivers will count for each trip they make with personal accident insurance. In addition, they will have at their disposal a local emergency line available 24/7 (+54 (11) 3987-6342), which will connect them with the specialist team, this being a unique feature in the market.
DiDi will make available to all new users a free trip of up to 300 Argentine pesos. It will also launch promotions with discounts of up to 50%
In addition, in the application they will find a button with security functions, they will have privacy of numbers for users and drivers, share a trip with trusted contacts, among other multiple features that make DiDi an alternative with unique advantages in the Argentine mobility market.
A startup with just one click
DiDi is very easy to use for drivers and taxi drivers: They should only download the application “DiDi Driver”From Google Play or App Store. Then, upload the requested documents, which will be evaluated and later incorporated into the platform system. Likewise, they will be able to solve all their doubts through the app. Also, through the 24/7 telephone line for questions, queries or emergencies: +54 (11) 3987-6342.
All drivers and taxi drivers will access the promotion of guaranteed earnings by up to 40,000 Argentine pesos during launch week.
For taxi drivers, the requirements to drive with the app are: have a valid and active professional Argentine driver’s license; identification of the car; and taximeter license, with at least one month of validity remaining
It should be noted that those who decide to register to drive with DiDi, will operate with the following service rates:
– DiDi Express (private cars): 15% without other hidden fees.
– DiDi Taxi: 0% for 3 months from launch.
What are the requirements to use the DiDi Conductor platform
For taxi drivers, the requirements to drive with the app are: have a valid and active professional Argentine driver’s license; identification of the car; and taximeter license, with at least one month of validity remaining. In the event that the driver does not own the car, he must send the green card through the DiDi Conductor app, as well as the rest of the information.
In the case of private drivers, they must be over 21 years of age and have a valid driving license (class D); 2009-model-model car with air conditioning and airbags and a minimum of four doors. If the driver does not own the car, he must send the blue card through the DiDi Driver App, as well as the rest of the information.
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