Now Book Mumbai’s Iconic Yellow-Black Taxis With OlaCabs Mobile App

Taxi service provider has announced the launch of kaali-peeli (Mumbai’s iconic local taxi) booking option on the Ola mobile app. Ola has over 2000 kaali-peeli taxis registered with the service.olacabs_logo_thumb.png
Customers in South Mumbai can now book the local taxi using the app and registered cabs will accept bookings and navigate to the customer’s doorstep using the smartphones that they are equipped with.
Ola will initially launch the Kaali-Peeli booking option only across South Bombay. Over the next 12 months, this option shall be made available across the whole city of Mumbai. The company aims to bring over 20,000 Kaali-Peelis on their mobile platform by the end of this year. The Kaali-Peelis will be available to commuters at the meter rates itself. Customers can use the app only as a booking interface and need to settle the fare as usual with the taxi driver.
Using the app, a customer will be able to see all the Kaali-Peelis near them. Customer can choose between a Kaali-Peeli and a Cool Cab on the app. The app also makes it possible to share ride details with friends and family and to track the commuter’s cab location in real time. These features are aimed at making travel within the city in the iconic cabs more predictable, hassle free and safe.
The OlaCabs app can be downloaded on Windows, iOS and the Android platform.