No price discrimination, cartelization on the part of Ola, Uber: CCI

Aditya AK November 8 2018

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Tuesday passed an order dismissing a complaint alleging price discrimination and cartelization on the part of cab aggregators Ola and Uber.

The informant Samir Agrawal had alleged that the algorithmic pricing adopted by Ola and Uber amounts to price fixing, in contravention of Section 3 of the Competition Act, 2002.

It was alleged that due to algorithmic pricing, riders are not able to negotiate fares with individual drivers for rides obtained through the apps. This, it . . .

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