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Cheng Wei: Sharing economy enables traffic resource to develop to its most
2015-09-09 18:57:34

“The taxi-hailing APP DiDi has possessed 0.2 billion users, with 8 million taxis been using the service in three years, and our dream is calling a taxi without waiting and without traffic jams in the future.” On September 9th, with the launch of 2015 Dalian Summer Davos Annual Forum, Chen Wei, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of DiDi presented at the forum and showed his attitude. He said, no matter under what kind of circumstance, performing valuable deeds were still full of opportunities, and he hoped that Chinese enterprises could see more prospective views and be full of innovative spirit.

Cheng Wei

“The science of digital age is totally different from that of previous entity research, and now the science is in the process of interactive shift ”, at Davos forum, new leaders and new enterprises bring together the diversity, cooperation and the spirit of science and humanity to create more opportunities for cooperation.” Cheng Wei said: the past three years is the three years of starting a business for DiDi, and it’s also the three years for the Internet connecting with the world, and as for now, the Internet sharing economy has changed the way of going around profoundly.

“Nowadays, the requirements of going around can hardly be met by means of the stock of traffic, and we hope we can make the best of the current traffic resources under the condition that additional supplies will not be added.” Cheng Wei said, there may be no need for everybody to own a car in the future, but we should turn the direction of enabling more people to use fewer cars. “Because of the parade, Beijing extended traffic control measures and the traffic condition had been improved a lot indeed, and at that time, DiDi offered more than ten million times of service in a single day, which shows the change of sharing economy exerting on the future.” Chengwei further explained that DiDi will focus on integrating traffic resources together, and leading the mass to travel in a more scientific way. “Because of the limit of traffic resources, the passengers should travel through the way of making an appointment and sharing a car.” 

At the same time, as a typical innovation oriented enterprise leader, Cheng Wei held that innovation can be interpreted as independent thinking, and solving the current problems by means of effective measures which are different from those conventional ones. “As to how to make users, including taxi drivers accept the idea of ordering a taxi through the Internet when we were at the start-up phase of promoting DiDi, we have tried a lot of methods. Therefore, under these helpless circumstances, we have to turn to innovation for help. ”