Update news Grab taxi
Vehicles offering taxi services on technology platforms such as GrabTaxi and Uber must place a “TAXI” sign on their roof when on the road, the Hanoi People’s Committee has proposed.
The Ministry of Transport has applied information technology to support the management and connection of commercial passenger transportation by contract (GrabCar) during a two-year trial period, which began this month.
VietNamNet Bridge – Vice Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong said authorities would not have a quota for the number of cars for services such as GrabTaxi and Uber, because of certain concerns.
VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has given Grab taxi the green light on drafting a plan on allowing Grab taxi to ‘utilize technology to support the connection and management in passenger transport’ in a pilot program.
VietNamNet Bridge - The service fees set by Uber and Grab are 30-50 percent lower than that offered by traditional taxi firms, according to Nguyen Van Thanh, Chairman of the Vietnam Transport Association.
Taxi booking apps Uber and Grab Taxi have become increasingly popular in Ho Chi Minh City, which experts forecast to strongly develop in the future.