For Grab, teaming up with established names is the way to go

Instead of offering as many services as possible or going it alone to build new functions on its app, ride-hailing service Grab has set its sights on leveraging partnerships to fulfil its "super...

Super-app scams in spotlight as Grab beefs up its anti-fraud team

WITH their fingers in many pies of the digital economy, super-app players like Grab and Gojek could become increasingly attractive targets for malicious actors.

Comfort's surge pricing may come at a cost

Singapore's largest taxi operator, ComfortDelGro, has joined the private-hire fray with its implementation of dynamic fares yesterday, and is opening its app to Grab and Gojek drivers soon.

10 nabbed after Grab detects GrabHitch accounts with fraudulent transactions amounting to $41,800 in losses

SINGAPORE - Three men, believed to be the masterminds behind a GrabHitch payment fraud syndicate, have been arrested by police and are to be charged in court.

Grab exploring spinning off financial services business: Sources

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab has mandated a few banks to approach potential investors to take minority stakes in its financial services business as it looks to spin...

Singapore to host international electric car race in 2020

Formula E is said to be held together with the Singapore Grand Prix in September next year at the street circuit in Marina Bay.

Private-hire operators may get licence to offer street-hail services

This may be possible down the road if private-hire operators apply for the new Street Hail Service Operator Licence, or partner a taxi company to offer the service.

Comfort taxis set to offer dynamic pricing alongside metered fares

ComfortDelGro may also open its taxi-booking app to private-hire drivers.

Grab's super app goal calls for good grasp of holding on to users

ONCE a simple ride-hailing startup, Grab today is a dominant unicorn that wants to be no less than the operator of a "super app". But to succeed in its goal, the company may need to figure out how...

Downturn could pare appetite of corporate venture capitalists

THE recently-crowded field of corporate venture capital (CVC) could face a reckoning if global economic conditions sour, industry watchers caution.