Tag Archives: GrabCar

July 02

Two cabbies fined RM2,000 for damaging GrabCar vehicle

Two taxi drivers were fined RM2,000 each, in default two months in jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for damaging a GrabCar driver’s vehicle. The taxi drivers committed the offence at the North Court lobby at Mid Valley at 2am on June 28. Magistrate Adira Adnan sentenced Mohd Khairul Izwan Alias, 40, and Mohamad […]

October 07

Buck up and quit taxing around

VOICES of protest among taxi drivers in Malaysia against Uber and GrabCar seem like a never ending issue. Taxi drivers claim their income have been significantly affected by services available at Uber and GrabCar. They continuously threaten to stage strikes across cities and block roads. Jason Chin laments: Why are alternative transport services like Uber […]

August 24

Changing times for cabbies

Malaysia’s taxi drivers are slowly leaving the industry, blaming growing costs and the falling share of passengers. An unknown number of cabbies are said to have signed up with ridesharing services such as Uber and GrabCar, with Uber claiming that 20% of its weekly sign-ups today were from taxi drivers. “Based on (the) last quarter, […]