Fact Check: Did Tata Motors launch a cab service by the name of Cab-E? Here’s the truth

A post about cab services in Mumbai and Pune is being widely shared on social media claiming that Tata Motors has launched a new taxi service called Cab-E which is a better alternative than Uber and Ola.

The Facebook caption read, ‘TATA has launched new taxi service *Cab E* in Mumbai & Pune.. better alternative to Ola & Uber… TATA always helps the Nation in difficult times… I request all of you to share this as much as possible.
Download the app on play store.’

A similar post was uploaded on Twitter as well.

Similar posts can be seen here, here, here, here, here, here and here.

FACT CHECK

NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found it to be false and misleading.

On clicking the link of Cab-E shared by social media users, we found an application of Cab-E on Google Play Store.

The app description read, ‘CAB-EEZ INFRA TECH PVT. LTD. is a Technology Platform Operator which supports Cab Managers by giving them a Platform to book rides for Taxi Services for Intra City & Inter City Commute and Car Rentals‘.

We also searched on the main website of Cab-E, where we found that the company’s team members were Kuldip Ghosh(CEO and Co-founder), Indraneel Chakravarty(COO, CHRO, Co-founder) and Nitin Sharma(Co-founder & CEO).

On digging further, we also found mentions of other team members like Richy Somaya, Lead-Operation; Deepkisha Kohli, Head media and Artwork and the Investing Partner Anupma Agarwal of Cab-E.

In the about us section also we searched for the Associated Partners that did not find any mention about TATA Motors or their involvement in this venture.

Further, we also found a post on Cab-E Facebook profile claiming about a rumour that Cab-E is a Tata Motor Company, which, according to them, was not true.

Cab-E has posted a similar post on its Instagram profile as well.

Hence, this proves that the social media posts in question are false and misleading the masses.

If you want to fact-check any story, WhatsApp it now on +91 88268 00707

FAKE NEWS BUSTER

Name
Email
Phone
Picture/video
Picture/video url
Description

Click here for Latest News updates and viral videos on our AI-powered smart news

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here