Local transportation officials recently held a press conference reiterating that unlicensed cars and drivers are not allowed to participate in online carhailing platforms. Authorities noted that compliance with vehicle and driver regulations hit 96.7 percent, with Xiamen ranking first in 36 major cities for four consecutive months.
Officials also noted that all drivers are required to provide accurate data. A total of 15 car- hailing platforms encompassing more than 33,000 vehicles and 96,000 drivers participate in the local market.
The city of Xiamen boasts a daily average of just over 27,000 available vehicles per day notching 476,700 daily rides, up 40 percent year-on-year.