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Grab taps HERE Technologies’ 3D maps for better accuracy

If you’re a Grab user, then you can expect more accurate fare estimations, ETAs, and trip routing from now on, thanks to its partnership with HERE Technologies, a global map data and locations service provider.   HERE Technologies aim to create the most up-to-date three-dimensional representation of the real world in the virtual one, with a fleet of…

Grab receives US$2 billion investment from Japan’s SoftBank and China-based Didi Chuxing

Grab, ride-sharing service, just received a cool US$2 billion (RM8.57 billion) in investment monies from Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank, and Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing. This amount does not include other Grab investors for its current financing round, which is estimated to be worth an extra US$500 million ~(RM2.14 billion). According to TechCrunch, the new round of investment…

Uber celebrates its third year in Malaysia with discounted rides!

  All you have to do is key in the UBER3RDBDAY promo code within the Uber app. Do keep in mind that that the maximum discount per trip is RM5, which means you can’t just hitch a ride to Singapore and expect to be entitled to the 33-percent discount. That’s…

Leaner, meaner, faster: GrabTaxi rebrands as Grab

Ride-hailing app GrabTaxi has rebranded itself as just Grab, the company announced today. The change is effective for all six countries Grab is operating in, and comes complete with a visual rejig, a new logo, and a redesigned app. As the startup’s services include private car and bike ride-hailing, carpooling,…

GrabTaxi’s journey to a billion-dollar start up (INFOGRAPHIC)

In recent years, Asia has experienced a ride booking boom. Uber is aggressively attacking Southeast Asia, while Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi is still fighting hard to gain a strong foothold in the region – sometimes unsuccessfully. GrabTaxi is the only home grown app gaining traction across large swathes of Asia.…