Spurred by complaints from taxi drivers and companies, Malaysian authorities are going to start cracking down on Uber drivers without permits. The Malaysian public is up in arms, saying that the Government is protecting at best an inefficient industry, at worst a dishonest one. A. Asohan believes the issue is greyer and murkier than that.
Uber has rolled out its ‘Uber for Business’ offering in South-East Asia, even as it faces a crackdown in Malaysia for allegedly failing to ensure its drivers have the proper commercial permits.
Low-cost service offers fares 15% lower than budget taxis on average Uber enjoying growing popularity in KL, but possible regulatory issues