Ride-Sharing

Dacsee to expand operations in SEA, Korea
Malaysian ride-sharing startup valued at over US$100 million.
Car-sharing app Socar launches in Malaysia
The South Korean car-sharing app has chosen Malaysia for its first overseas expansion, positioning itself as part of the country’s multiflex transportation system.
Foursquare expands presence in Asia, announces new Singapore office
Forms partnerships with Tencent, Samsung, LG, Carousell and more.
Indonesia’s Express Taxi partners with Uber
Indonesia’s Express Taxi announces its partnership with Uber Technologies for a ridesharing integration and vehicle-financing pilot project.
Grab launches motorbike ride-sharing services in Jakarta
Grab, the Malaysian founded Singapore-based ride-hailing company, launched GrabHitch, its first motorbike ride-sharing service in Jakarta recently.  
Uber fields deaf drivers with new app update
Being deaf or hearing-impaired is no barrier to driving for Uber in Malaysia.
Week in Review: Legalising Uber and Grab the easy part, what of Airbnb?
Uber and Grab will be legal services in Malaysia but that’s just the easy part. What about Airbnb, wonders Karamjit Singh.
GrabHitch launches in Malaysia, 6mths after Singapore debut
Ride-hailing startup Grab has launched GrabHitch in Malaysia, nearly six months after it introduced the carpooling service in Singapore.
Indonesia: Grab and Uber have 6mths to comply, or get out
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.
Echelon Indonesia: Disrupted and disruptor, like a horse and carriage
In the middle of the battleground between startups and traditional companies, there is space for collaboration – if both parties can stop looking at each other as threats, that is.
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