taxi booking

  • Olacabs Makes Live Traffic Heatmaps In India To Solve Its Cab Problem

    Olacabs Makes Live Traffic Heatmaps In India To Solve Its Cab Problem

    Getting a cab in Mumbai isn’t the same as it is in other countries, according to one of the taxi app startups in India. Olacabs‘ co-founder, Bhavish Aggarwal, said it’s harder to flag down a cab in India’s financial capital because there are fewer of them plying the streets. For Mumbai’s 15 million people, there are just 60,000 taxis running around. Car ownership… Read More

  • Malaysian Taxi App TaxiMonger Expands Coverage Outside Kuala Lumpur To Deal With Ongoing Rivalry

    Malaysian Taxi App TaxiMonger Expands Coverage Outside Kuala Lumpur To Deal With Ongoing Rivalry

    Malaysian taxi-booking app TaxiMonger has just expanded its service outside the capital city of Kuala Lumpur to cover Johor Bahru (the state sharing the border with Singapore).¬†Additionally, it will run a Singapore-to-Johor service in a deal with cab operator JB-Tek, which currently runs that route. The decision to expand its service coverage is set against a backdrop of an ongoing skirmish for… Read More

  • Mud-slinging Behind The Scenes As Malaysia’s Taxi Apps Duke It Out

    Mud-slinging Behind The Scenes As Malaysia’s Taxi Apps Duke It Out

    There is an ongoing land grab for taxi drivers in Malaysia, with taxi app startups aggressively targeting the handful of taxi drivers keen to jump on a digital platform. Two year-old taxi booking startup, MyTeksi has been busy recruiting cab drivers over to its service. When I visited its offices two weeks ago, Aaron Gill, MyTeksi’s product and marketing head, said the company ramped up its… Read More