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.
From today, Grab users can hail Lyft rides in the US from within the Grab app, the first integration to roll out from a global alliance involving the two startups as well as China’s Didi Kuaidi and India’s Ola.
Grab and AXA Insurance Singapore have launched a new usage-based commercial insurance package for private-hire car drivers on the Grab platform.
Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry has come up with a new ministerial decree that defines ride-sharing services as transportation providers, requiring them to comply with the public transportation licensing regime within six months or be declared illegal.
Uber and Grab have got a reprieve in Indonesia, with the Ministry of Communications and Information deciding not to impose a ban on their operations despite a formal request from the Ministry of Transportation.
Kominfo akan memfasilitasi Grab dan Uber untuk memenuhi ketentuan Dishub Grab dan Uber diharuskan mendirikan koperasi untuk menaungi pengemudi
Indonesia continues to be a battleground between ride-sharing startups and conventional taxi companies, with the country’s Transportation Ministry now demanding such apps be blocked.
Ride-hailing startup GrabTaxi has renamed itself Grab, launching a new logo and service to drive home the point.
GrabTaxi, Didi Kuaidi, Lyft and Ola have announced partnerships that expand the global rideshare agreement Lyft and Didi Kuaidi formed in September.
Singapore-headquartered startup GrabTaxi has announced a new ride-sharing service in the Lion City called GrabHitch, which will allow drivers with extra space to pick up passengers heading the same way.