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Migo is a New Search Engine for On-Demand Rides

Ride-sharing, Car-sharing, Taxi and Specialty Transport all discoverable in one free app Migo, the search engine for on-demand rides, has launched its free new service in Seattle and Portland today after a three month beta test period with over 200 Seattle and Portland-based users. Migo is the first app available in the U.S. that allows users to search, compare and hail multiple types of personal

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Malaysian Taxi Companies Gets New App to Take On Ride-Hailing Giants

Malaysian Taxi Companies Gets New taxi booking App PickNGo to Take On Ride-Hailing Giants Uber Grab

Two weeks after Malaysian-born ride-hailing giant Grab made the largest-ever venture fundraising in Southeast Asia, an alliance of several Malaysian taxi companies has launched a new e-hailing app called PICKnGO. Officially rolled out on August 7, the app aims to register 10,000 licensed taxi drivers across the Klang Valley region. To provide convenience, PICKnGO will also provide MPay +Pro mobile

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Malaysia Amends Land Public Transport Act to Legalise Ride-Hailing Services

Malaysia Amends Land Pubic Trasport Act to Legalise Ride-Hailing Services e-hailing ride-sharing uber grab riding pink

AMENDMENTS TO THE LAND PUBLIC TRANSPORT ACT (2010) BY PARLIAMENT WILL PAVE WAY FOR INDUSTRY-WIDE REFORMS. Kuala Lumpur, 28 July 2017:  The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) welcomes the amendments to the Land Public Transport Act 2010 (APAD) passed in Parliament yesterday.   SPAD to Regulate Ride-Hailing Services The tabling of the Bill by the Minister in the Prime Minister’s

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Wowora App Takes On Ride-Hailing Giants in Malaysia’s Second-tier Cities

Wowora taxi hailing App Takes On Ride-Hailing Giants Uber Grab in Malaysia's Second-tier Cities Langkawi Sabah Sarawak Kuching Kota Kinabalu

Price Transparency Ipoh-based taxi hailing app Wowora is looking to compete with ride-hailing giants Uber and Grab in Malaysia’s fringe markets, banking on fixed price rates to attract passengers who may be turned off by the ride-hailing companies’ surge pricing mechanism. According to its website, Wowora follows the taxi rate in each state it operates in and does not seem

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Vietnam Puts a Stop to New Ride-Sharing Licences

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The transport ministry has requested that no more new vehicles be licensed to add to the existing fleets of ride-sharing service providers, putting a stop to the number of cars able to join the pilot program, according to Tuoitrenews.   Pilot Program getting Disruptive MoT asked the local Department of Transport to stop allowing more cars to participate. This decision is

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Bangalore Metro Sets Last-Mile Connectivity Example For Malaysia

Soon, commuters in Bangalore, India will no longer have to worry about last-mile connectivity. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), which operates the mass transit system servicing the city, wants to provide app-based taxi services to its customers. In a tender called on Dec 3rd, BMRCL said it is inviting bidders for a two-year exclusive licence to operate taxi services

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India City’s Metro Provides Commuters with Last-mile Connectivity 

Metro users won’t have to waste time and energy trying to get a transport to their office or home from station. Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd which operates the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar (VAG) line, has tied up with Ola on-demand taxi-hailing services to provide quick and hassle-free last mile connectivity to commuters. An MMOPL official said, “We have have tied up with

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Daimler’s Mytaxi Is Merging with Hailo to Take On Uber in Europe

Daimler’s Mytaxi said it will merge with British rival Hailo in an all-share deal, creating Europe’s largest smartphone-based taxi-hailing business. Unlike U.S.-based ride-hailing startup Uber, which established itself to compete against taxi companies, the new company will operate using taxi firms. “It’s a paper deal. Daimler will own 60% of the new entity and the stakeholders in Hailo will own

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