Collaborative Economy: DiDi Arrives in Costa Rica

DiDi, an application dedicated to the transportation of people, began operating in the country on November 19, offering its services in San José, Cartago, Alajuela, Heredia and Puntarenas.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

At the moment, the Chinese mobile application plans to offer in the country the basic passenger transport service, however, the future plans are to provide premium care, which will include higher capacity cars and special vehicles for people with physical disabilities.

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Pablo Mondragón, DiDi's general manager in Costa Rica, told that they are "... convinced that their expectations, as well as those of our local team are very high, and we will put all our energy into contributing to the improvement of the mobility of "ticos" through an accessible alternative, with high standards of quality and with the focus on safety."

The article adds that "... Costa Rica is the first country in Central America where DiDi starts its operations, however, it already has a presence in countries such as Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, Chile, China and Colombia."

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