Nothing cute about it, say Bajaj rivals

The launch of Bolt Lite’s cheap, tiny Qute has sparked anger among e-hailing drivers in regular full-size cars

20 August 2023 - 00:00 By GILL GIFFORD and PENWELL DLAMINI

Tensions surround the sudden emergence of a new player on the public transport scene — the Bajaj Qute, a quadricycle operated by Bolt that offers short trips for as little as R21 for 6km...

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