Toyota pumps $1 billion into Grab as auto industry bets big on ride-hailing startups

Uber-Grab merger might be reversed as Singapore watchdog cites lack of competitors

(Reuters) — Singapore’s anti-trust physique proposed fines on Grab and Uber Technologies and warned it might must unwind the 2 ride-hailing companies’ merger because the deal considerably lessened competitors. Uber offered its Southeast Asian enterprise to greater regional rival Grab in March in change for a stake within the Singapore-based agency, marking the U.S. agency’s […]

Toyota pumps $1 billion into Grab as auto industry bets big on ride-hailing startups

Toyota pumps $1 billion into Grab as auto business bets large on ride-hailing startups

SINGAPORE (By Aradhana Aravindan and Naomi Tajitsu, Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to purchase a $1 billion stake in Southeast Asia’s Grab within the largest funding by a carmaker right into a ride-hailing agency, at a time when conventional automakers are racing to group up with disruptive tech corporations. The worth of six-year-old […]

Report: Uber Couldn't Even Leave Southeast Asia Without Pissing Everyone the Heck Off

Report: Uber Couldn't Even Leave Southeast Asia Without Pissing Everyone the Heck Off

Photo: Getty Images In March, Uber deserted its operations in eight international locations in Southeast Asia with an announcement that it was promoting every thing it had within the area to competitor Grab. Per a Monday report within the New York Times, it now seems like this exit was something however swish, and has infuriated each […]

Uber's Southeast Asia merger delayed pending critiques

It’s a last-minute transfer: the shutdown was speculated to happen April eighth. If and when Uber can shut up store will depend upon the overview, and there is no assure it’s going to work within the firm’s favor when competitors officers are involved that Grab would possibly “harm the riding public” with a monopoly. Uber […]

Uber’s next battleground: Latin America

Uber’s subsequent battleground: Latin America

Another chapter in Uber’s international ambitions closed this week with the information that the ride-hailing large was folding its Southeast Asia enterprise into Grab, retaining a 27.5 p.c stake within the new enterprise that spans Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Singapore’s competitors watchdog is scrutinizing the merger, however the transfer illustrates […]

Uber’s merger with Grab is under scrutiny from Singapore’s competition watchdog

Uber’s merger with Grab is below scrutiny from Singapore’s competitors watchdog

(Reuters) — Singapore’s competitors watchdog stated it had cheap grounds to suspect competitors had been infringed by Uber’s deal to promote its Southeast Asia operations to rival ride-hailing agency Grab. In a uncommon transfer, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) has commenced an investigation into the deal and proposed interim measures that can require Uber […]

Uber’s merger with Grab in Southeast Asia lets it focus on core markets elsewhere

Uber’s merger with Grab in Southeast Asia lets it concentrate on core markets elsewhere

Uber’s nice international consolidation train continues at present with the information that the ride-hailing large is merging its Southeast Asian operations with native etaxi rival Grab. This information had been rumored for some time, however we now have extra particulars of what the transaction entails. Grab, for the uninitiated, is a Singapore-headquartered firm with north […]

After China and Russia, Uber exits Southeast Asia rideshare market

After China and Russia, Uber exits Southeast Asia rideshare market

Having already exited the Chinese and Russia markets because of the energy of native rivals, ridesharing service Uber says it’s pulling out of the Southeast Asian market, too. Announced on Monday morning native time, Uber has agreed to promote its ridesharing enterprise in Southeast Asia to its primary competitor within the area, Grab, which is […]

Uber is promoting its Southeast Asia enterprise to Grab

The selloff will come lower than two years after Uber folded its Chinese business into Didi Chuxing, and mere months after the same merger with Yandex in Russia. In all three instances, the sample is identical: Uber is ceding management to the dominant journey hailing enterprise within the space in return for a share of […]