econintersect.com
       
  

FREE NEWSLETTER: Econintersect sends a nightly newsletter highlighting news events of the day, and providing a summary of new articles posted on the website. Econintersect will not sell or pass your email address to others per our privacy policy. You can cancel this subscription at any time by selecting the unsubscribing link in the footer of each email.



posted on 22 May 2017

Mobility Apps Have A Long Road Ahead To Mass Adoption

from Statista.com

-- this post authored by Felix Richter

While Uber may not have made a lot of positive headlines lately, the company's rise to fame over the past few years has been nothing short of impressive.


Please share this article - Go to very top of page, right hand side for social media buttons.


Having started with an app that allowed customers to hail a black car as a more luxurious taxi alternative, UberX, the company’s peer-to-peer ride-hailing service it is now mainly known for, really struck a nerve with customers when it was launched in 2012. Calling an Uber quickly became the cool way to get from A to B among the young, urban, tech-savvy crowd. Uber is currently valued at $68 billion, making it by far the most valuable unicorn company in the world.

While the use of mobility apps may be the norm in cities such as San Francisco or New York, there is still a lot of room for growth for services such as Uber around the world. As our chart illustrates, the adoption rate of mobility apps is still below 50 percent in most markets. In the United States, only 30 percent of the population aged 14-65 has used an app to hail, share or rent a ride, according to a survey conducted by Dalia Research.

This chart shows how many people have used mobility apps in selected countries around the world.

Infographic: Mobility Apps Have a Long Road Ahead to Mass Adoption | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista.

>>>>> Scroll down to view and make comments <<<<<<

Click here for Historical News Post Listing










Make a Comment

Econintersect wants your comments, data and opinion on the articles posted. You can also comment using Facebook directly using he comment block below.




Econintersect Contributors








search_box
Print this page or create a PDF file of this page
Print Friendly and PDF


The growing use of ad blocking software is creating a shortfall in covering our fixed expenses. Please consider a donation to Econintersect to allow continuing output of quality and balanced financial and economic news and analysis.







Keep up with economic news using our dynamic economic newspapers with the largest international coverage on the internet
Asia / Pacific
Europe
Middle East / Africa
Americas
USA Government





























 navigate econintersect.com

Blogs

Analysis Blog
News Blog
Investing Blog
Opinion Blog
Precious Metals Blog
Markets Blog
Video of the Day
Weather

Newspapers

Asia / Pacific
Europe
Middle East / Africa
Americas
USA Government
     

RSS Feeds / Social Media

Combined Econintersect Feed
Google+
Facebook
Twitter
Digg

Free Newsletter

Marketplace - Books & More

Economic Forecast

Content Contribution

Contact

About

  Top Economics Site

Investing.com Contributor TalkMarkets Contributor Finance Blogs Free PageRank Checker Active Search Results Google+

This Web Page by Steven Hansen ---- Copyright 2010 - 2017 Econintersect LLC - all rights reserved