Ride-hailing service Tada pauses service following introduction of new regulations


Tada, which counts SoftBank among its investors, had been cleared of transport law violations in February but now it has suffered a bitter blow. Tada had got around restrictive laws on ride-hailing but using vans (11-15 seats) but a revised passenger transport service act now requires such vans to be used for at least six hours, while they must also be rented or returned to airports or ports. Tada has said it will pause its service.


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