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The car-share service “Yandex.Drive” has announced that it will soon be released on the European market. About the company’s plans said the head of careregular division Anton Ryazanov, who was quoted by the Financial Times.
According to him, “Yandex.Drive” has not yet determined the city where will be held a test run. Among the possible options are specified, Madrid, Copenhagen and smaller towns of France and Italy.
It is expected that the service will start in Europe until the end of 2020, the exact date not yet determined.
Plans of “Yandex” coincided with the announcement of the German company ShareNow (a joint venture of automakers BMW and Daimler) of resignation from the United States and the suspension of activities in major European cities: London, Brussels and Florence, the newspaper notes.
In early January the results of a poll in which 62 percent of respondents across the country expressed dissatisfaction with public transport. In Moscow one of the most popular alternatives were the car sharing. In the regions of the more prevalent automobiles.
Also “Yandex” has announced the creation of its own virtual mobile operator. Base can become the operator Tele2.
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