The icon for Didi Chuxing application, left, is displayed on a smartphone screen in this arranged photograph taken in Shanghai, China. (Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)

China Regulator Slams Didi Over Safety as Startup Pledges Fixes

(Bloomberg) -- Chinese authorities have made scathing criticism of ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing over its safety practices as the startup promised to fix its shortcomings.