Careem is an internet platform for booking taxis and TVD (Tourist vehicle with driver), and Chinese transport giant Didi Chuxing will jointly attack the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market. The two companies have just concluded a strategic partnership that will allow Didi Chuxing to invest in Careem and the two partners to “share their knowledge in intelligent transport technology, product development and other Operations, “they announce.
This partnership is the first collaboration of Didi in the MENA region. With its artificial intelligence technologies based on big data, Didi offers taxis, TVD and others the option to more than 400 million users in 400 cities with a daily volume in excess of 20 million. The company’s overall collaboration framework currently extends to more than 60% of the world’s population in more than 1,000 cities in North America, South America, South-East Asia and South Asia.
Founded in Dubai in July 2012, Careem currently has more than 12 million customers, with more than 250,000 drivers available on its platform in more than 80 cities in 13 countries in the MENA region, including Morocco. It offers a wide range of languages and offers a wide variety of mobility services, according to a statement from both companies.