Minnano Taxi Corporation (Headquarters: Taito-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Kenji Nishiura; hereinafter referred to as “Minnano Taxi”) today announced that taxi-hailing app ”S.RIDE“ will be available in English from November 21st 2019.
“S.RIDE” will be offered in English to provide a comfortable and high-quality travel experience for both foreigners living in Japan and foreign tourists visiting Japan.
Minnano Taxi is a joint venture between taxi companies in Tokyo, Sony Group, and other companies. Participating taxi companies collectively operate a fleet exceeding 10,000 taxis, one of the largest in Tokyo.
The name of the taxi-hailing app S.RIDE symbolizes a new taxi user experience that is Simple, Smart and Speedy. It is a taxi-hailing service that enables users to hail the nearest taxi from one of Tokyo’s largest taxi networks with a single swipe on their smartphones.
Minnano Taxi is also promoting collaboration with partners that have strengths in various business domains, and will continue to further improve and build upon its service environment. In so doing, Minnano Taxi will contribute to the enrichment of society by providing a secure, safe and comfortable travel experience.
- S.RIDE is only available on the App store and Google Play in Japan.
- English version is available from S.RIDE version 2.1.0
- Set your Smartphone’s language to English to use the S.RIDE app in English.
【Company Overview of Minnano Taxi Corporation】
Company Name: Minnano Taxi Corporation
Address: 1-24-2 Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Establishment: May 31,2018
Representative: Kenji Nishiura
Business: Development and provision of taxi dispatch service that utilizes AI technology and demand forecast service, etc.
Service Website: https://www.sride.jp/en/
Corporate Website: https://www.mintaku.co.jp/en/
＊“S.RIDE” is a trademark of Minnano Taxi.