Go-Jek extends ride-hailing service to the remainder of Singapore – TechCrunch
After a restricted rollout, Go-Jek stated in the present day that it’s going to lengthen its ride-hailing service to all of Singapore tomorrow whereas persevering with its beta part. The Indonesian-based firm started providing rides in Singapore on the finish of November, however just for passengers driving to and from sure areas. It launched dynamic pricing there, which will increase costs throughout peak occasions, just a few days in the past.
“We proceed to welcome suggestions from driver-partners and riders throughout this enhanced beta part, as we work to fine-tune the app and create the perfect expertise for our customers,” the corporate stated in an announcement.
After Uber exited from Southeast Asia earlier this yr by promoting its native enterprise to Seize, Go-Jek grew to become Seize’s foremost rival. Uber nonetheless maintains a presence within the area, nonetheless, due to its 27.5 % stake in Seize.
There may be presently a ready record for Go-Jek in Singapore, with clients of DBS/POSB being given precedence.
When requested about how lengthy new customers want to attend, a Go-Jek spokesperson stated in an announcement that the time depends upon provide and demand. “The response from the motive force group since we opened pre-registration has been overwhelming with tens of hundreds of drivers signing up by way of the pre-registration portal. Whereas we are able to’t disclose a determine at this second, we’re assured we are able to meet client expectations throughout the beta service interval.”