Uber Japan will support Kaga City in Ishikawa Prefecture for a ride-share service by general drivers with its app. The Japanese government will deregulate the ride-share rules for general drivers in this spring.
Japanese taxi app ‘GO’ prepares for a ride-share service in Japan, supporting to taxi companies and local governments
Taxi app ‘GO’ provider is starting support services to taxi companies that are planning to start a ride-share service, developing an app for ride-share drivers and a management system for operators and local governments.
Ride-sharing will be approved firstly for taxi operators in Japan in April 2024 and then extended to consumer-to-consumer service
The Japanese government has decided to approve ride-sharing service partially in April 2024. Firstly, taxi operators can be a ride-sharing operators in particular local areas suffering shortage of taxies.
Sharing economy market scale of Japan reached record-high 2.4 trillion JPY in 2021 and may exceed 14 trillion JPY in 2030
Sharing economy market scale of Japan reached record-high 2.4 trillion JPY in 2021 and is expected to exceed 14.3 trillion JPY in 2030 on the best scenario.
AI-based sharing mobility service is launched in Japan, offering all-you-can-ride within 2 km from home at 5,000 JPY a month
WILLER has just begun selling AI-based sharing mobility service ‘mobi’ in Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture and Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, as a subscription service at 5,000 JPY a month.
JAL and Uber have agreed to a strategic partnership to use the Uber ride-sharing service and food delivery service in North America and Hawaii on JAL app.
Sharing economy market scale of Japan is expected to grow to 14 trillion JPY in FY2030 without anxiety about COVID-19
Sharing Economy Association says that the sharing economy market scale of Japan is expected to reach 2.1 trillion JPY in FY2020 and to grow to 14.2 trillion JPY without any anxieties about COVID-19. The market scale of space sharing services including private home sharing will amount to 342.9 billion JPY in FY2020.
Private accommodations giving up their businesses doubled from 3,692 as of March 11 2020 to 7,292 as of October 7 2020 amid COVID-19. Registrations was 20,192 as of October 7 2020, 215 fewer accommodations than a month ago.