The law comes as concern mounts about the financial stability of a number of mobility firms in the rental economy sector.
All of China’s most visible mobility players have undergone significant change over the last 12 months.
Foshan will require Mobike, ofo, and other bike rental companies to hand over users blacklisted for bad parking.
Didi hopes new strategies will help it complete a U-turn that will get it out of the dead-end in which it finds itself.
The rules went into effect on Wednesday on Didi’s bike-rental platforms Qingju and Bluegogo.
Didi’s struggles in the bike-rental market led to a launch of its own brand, Qingju.
Matt and John take a look at the stories and trends of 2018.
Cash-strapped Ofo could try wheeling its business down another path.