Launch follows after Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, and is part of government’s Proof of Concept programme.
Launch of master plan came five months after it raised US$750 million in a funding round led by Softbank
Grab collaborates with Honda on initiatives to enhance benefits for GrabBike drivers and riders in all countries where GrabBike operates.
Grab, the Malaysian founded Singapore-based ride-hailing company, launched GrabHitch, its first motorbike ride-sharing service in Jakarta recently.
Ride-hailing startup Grab – formerly GrabTaxi, and MyTeksi before that – said it has seen “tremendous growth” since its rebranding exercise in January, with Indonesia figuring prominently.
As Grab gears up to face competition from Uber and Indonesia’s Blue Bird, Karamjit Singh ponders whether there is to Grab’s success than just addressing local market needs.
This week’s show had Karamjit Singh talking about five stories, from the Ata Plus launch to Tune Talk’s swagger and Grab taking on Uber’s bike challenge.
Uber has launched a pilot bike service in Bangkok, where rival Grab has already been running a similar service, confident it can fend off the competition with its ‘cultural edge.’
Uber has announced the launch of its new UberMOTO service as a pilot in Bangkok starting Feb 24, the first time it is testing the service anywhere in the world.
Ride-hailing startup GrabTaxi has renamed itself Grab, launching a new logo and service to drive home the point.