ride-hailing

Gojek on track to launch integrated suite of benefits for its drivers

GOJEK is recruiting drivers for an innovation group, the latest in a series of recent initiatives that puts the Indonesian ride-hailing firm on track for an integrated suite of driver-support...

LTA looking at level playing field for ride-hailing and taxi market

RIDE-HAILING players in Singapore may soon find themselves regulated as transport companies rather than tech upstarts under new proposals by the Land Transport Authority (LTA).

Safety and service quality are tops for 2019, says Grab's head of regional operations

COME next year, Grab will invest "tens of millions of dollars" into boosting its safety features, according to the firm's head of regional operations Russell Cohen.

Round 2 of ride-hailing battle taking a different route

THE bell has sounded for Round 2 of the battle between ride-hailing firms in Singapore, with Indonesian startup unicorn Gojek rolling into town with the launch of its beta app on Thursday. But these...

Grab raises another US$1b to finance ride-hailing battle

[SINGAPORE] Grab, South-east Asia's leading ride-hailing service, raised US$1 billion from investors including OppenheimerFunds, Ping An Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners just over a month...

Grab launches grocery delivery service, partnerships platform

GRAB on Tuesday unveiled two services as part of its new and more ambitious goal of becoming South-east Asia’s first “everyday superapp”.

Toyota to invest US$1b in Grab, taking lead in latest financing round

TOYOTA Motor Corp will invest US$1 billion in Singapore-based Grab, in what is said to be the largest-ever investment by an automotive manufacturer in the global ride-hailing sector.