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Chinese ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing is to expand to 14 cities in Chile by the end of the year, according to a report by China Daily
Mi Yang, DiDi's head of operations in Latin America, says the company is aiming to provide a safe mobility service which will include an emergency hotline allowing passengers to communicate with the team.
DiDi says the service will expand in October to the northern cities of Antofagasta, La Serena and Coquimbo; central cities of Rancagua, Talca, Concepcion and Temuco; and Puerto Montt in the south. By November, it will operate in the northern cities of Arica, Calama, Iquique and Copiapo and the southern cities of Osorno and Valdivia, the company adds.
DiDi started operating in Chile in June at the port city of Valparaiso and extended into Santiago in August.