[HONG KONG] Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing launched new financial services in Brazil and Mexico on Wednesday as it expands in Latin America and again confronts Uber Technologies Inc.

[SHANGHAI] Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia, as part of its push into Latin America.

[TOKYO] Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen (S$757.1 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.

[TOKYO] Didi Mobility Japan, a joint venture (JV) by China's Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Corp, said on Wednesday that it would expand its taxi-hailing service to 13 cities across Japan.

[SHANGHAI] Beijing-based ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing will lay off 15 per cent of its staff this year, or about 2,000 employees, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

[HONG KONG] The SoftBank-led Vision Fund is in talks to invest up to US$1.5 billion in Chinese used car trading platform Guazi.com, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

[BEIJING] China's Didi Chuxing has launched a suite of financial products, including crowdfunding and lending, as it continues to diversify outside the ride-hailing business following a year of...

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