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TappCar Inc.
Founded2016 Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersEdmonton, Alberta
Area served

TappCar is a ridesharing company based in Edmonton, Alberta. The company is the third largest ride-sharing service in Canada, with operations in Edmonton, Grande Prairie and Winnipeg.[1]


TappCar was launched with 200 drivers in Edmonton on March 14, 2016.[2]

In July 2016, TappCar struck a merger deal with St. Albert based cab company Aaron Taxi. The taxi company encouraged all of its 9 drivers to move to the TappCar model. Aaron Taxi's owner, Jean-Pierre Cloutier was named TappCar's new chief operating officer.[3]

in September 2019, the company announced plans to expand into British Columbia, with plans to operate Kelowna and Victoria in addition to the Metro Vancouver.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Lirette, Dominika (2019-09-03). "Canadian ride-hailing service TappCar applies to operate in B.C." CBC News. Retrieved 2019-10-14.
  2. ^ "Edmonton startup TappCar set to take on taxis and Uber". CBC News.
  3. ^ LAZZARINO, DAVE (2016-07-14). "St. Albert cab company joins forces with TappCar". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
  4. ^ "Edmonton-based TappCar first ride-hailing company to apply to operate in B.C. - NEWS 1130". www.citynews1130.com. Retrieved 2020-11-10.