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Xinhua | Updated:2017-10-18 09:24BEIJING – On-demand mobility company Didi has attracted more than 21 million people to drive for it, the company said Tuesday.Nearly 4 million of the drivers were workers laid-off from traditional industries, such as iron and steel, amid Chinas capacity-cutting efforts, the company said, citing a recent survey examining the growth of its driver community.A total 1.8 million were former soldiers looking for re-employment, and 2 million drivers were women, the company said in the press release.The platform helps generate 170 yuan ($25.7) of per capita income for about 2.6 million drivers every day, mostly with diverse professional backgrounds, working on a part-time basis, it said.Didi President Jean Liu last month in New York said that 25 million rides took place every day via the app.After acquiring Ubers China operation last year, Didi dominates the countrys car hailing business.Related StoriesDidi invests in used car trading website RenrencheChinas top ride-sharing company calls for building cities around peopleTaxify vows to challenge Ubers dominanceChinese ride-hailing giant Didis rapid global expansionUbers business continues to grow amid recent turmoilPhotoChina-made subway trains to head for BostonBusiness opportunities hidden in steamed bread in Internet Plus eraHigh-tech innovations boosting Internet Plus economyInternational Automobile Expo kicks off in HangzhouYoung man making small flasks a big businessAlibaba showcases future life brought by tech innovationMost Viewed in 24 HoursState Council NewsExperts: Sound tax system boosts enterprises’ vitalityChina and world economy: New features in their relationshipTop 10Top 10 best-selling new energy vehicles in ChinaEditors picksChinese environmental companies tap Belt and Road marketsQihoo 360 sets up subsidiary in Xiongan New AreaChina DataCEOs take: China a powerful player with bright future aheadQ&A With CEOServing in the name of progressBehind an advertising visionSpecial2017 Summer DavosChinas Q1 economic dataBACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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