When most people think about ride-sharing, the first company to come to mind is Uber. However in the Netherlands, Uber is usually the most expensive form of transportation, especially when you compare it to other countries is operates in in Europe.
Apart from the expense, some consumers don’t want to get into the mess of aggressive drivers or delayed arrivals, and they expect more personalised service. Some of them even like to self-drive from one location to another, after all, its way cheaper than Uber.
To meet these evolving demands, many startups in the Netherlands have come up with unique transport-sharing services which are great alternatives to Uber, they’re dependable, geeky and cost-effective. Take a look!
Based in Amsterdam, TaxiElectric carries the credits for being the first electric taxi service to operate in Europe. The startup aims to make the taxi market more sustainable. A little expensive, but the cars offered by the startup are fully powered by green electricity. Founded by Ruud Zandvliet, the company offers taxis that are powered electrically for a cleaner, more comfortable and quieter experience. The green electricity helps in realizing maximum environmental benefits.
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