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LABUAN: The Sabah Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) has issued a directive that e-hailing drivers, except those with e-hailing stickers on their vehicles, are no longer allowed to solicit for ...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will take action against e-hailing drivers if they fail to abide by a new ruling barring them from waiting for ride bookings at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA).
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KOTA KINABALU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will take stern action against e-hailing drivers if they fail to abide by a new ruling that bans them from waiting for ride bookings at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) here.
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PETALING JAYA: Grab warned today that new e-hailing regulations may result in fewer active driver-partners and cause fares to go up.
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PETALING JAYA: With the possibility of fewer drivers on the road because of new regulations by the government, users may experience an increase in "dynamic" fares, says ride-hailing company Grab.
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PETALING JAYA: With the possibility of fewer drivers on the road because of new regulations by the government, users may experience an increase in “dynamic” fares, says ride-hailing company Grab.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to charge Uber Technologies Inc drivers to operate in the city centre amounts to racial discrimination and puts some out of business, lawyers for the drivers said July 10 in court, in the latest stage of a long-running battle between those working for the ride-hailing firm and traditional cabbies.
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PETALING JAYA: There are no plans yet to regulate the fares of e-hailing rides, says Anthony Loke.
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Star Trek, The Walking Dead and Wheel of Fortune are more than just iconic TV brands; they’re the intellectual property powering mobile games on course to reach US$100mil (RM413.47mil) each.
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PARIS: From the outside, the new Renault Captur displays a sportier physique, with its wider grille and two large wind deflectors over the wheel arches.
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Huawei is rolling out EMUI 9.1 for the Mate 20 series, which will bring Moon Mode and more features to certain devices.
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SERI KEMBANGAN: Daihatsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (DMSB) today launched the Daihatsu Business Fleet Programme, to provide better aftersales service for small and medium businesses as well as customers with ...
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KUCHING: Sarawak will hold a Rainforest in the City music and culture event from July 2-11 in advance of the Rainforest World Music Festival from July 12-14.
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PETALING JAYA: Drivers of taxis and Grab cars have been reminded to quickly register and make contributions to a Socso scheme to protect the self-employed.
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SETIA ALAM: Isuzu Malaysia has launched new variants of its popular Elf and Forward commercial trucks, with 6-speed Automated Manual Transmissions (AMTs) and a 19-tonne Forward variant.
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IN China, the most talked-about and coveted feature associated with Tesla Inc’s new China-made Model 3 electric vehicle isn’t the car’s high performance, sleek design or semi-autonomous capability. It’s the licence plate – which should tell advocates hoping to move the world’s drivers off fossil fuels something.
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After countless teasers and leaked images, the folks at Munich have finally taken the wraps off the first-ever M8. All set to make its global debut at BMW’s #NextGen event in Munich later this month...
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Jaguar Land Rover is developing a steering wheel that could help keep driver’s eyes on the road using by using heat to tell them when to turn.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 1): There have been 35 deaths and 14,193 summonses issued in just the first two days of Op Selamat 15/2019, held in conjunction with the Hari Raya celebration.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There have been 35 deaths and 14,193 summonses issued in just the first two days of Op Selamat 15/2019, held in conjunction with the Hari Raya celebration.
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PETALING JAYA: In 2008, Kamarudin Mohd Hussain decided to upgrade his taxi and took a loan from Mara to buy a multi-purpose vehicle.
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THE startup scene in Thailand is far from thriving, but industry watchers believe the next five to 10 years will bring pivotal changes to the South-East Asian nation.
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SINGAPORE, May 17 — Some drivers have been using spoof global position system (GPS) tools to try to defraud Grab, the ride-hailing firm said at a media briefing today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 ― The government now allows e-hailing operators and their drivers to conduct the public service vehicle (PSV) classes electronically.
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BERLIN: Most vehicles have a speedometer and a rev counter for the driver to not only tell how fast they are driving, but also how many revolutions per minute (RPM) the engine is doing.
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WASHINGTON, May 15 — Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a US labour agency has concluded, in an advisory mem...
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SINGAPORE: Maybe you’re headed there for a weekend of shopping with your friends or perhaps you fancy a nice seafood dinner.
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LONDON, May 9 ― Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes yesterday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to...
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Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps and strike, drawing attention to what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors.
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Google has revealed the redesigned Android Auto during the 2019 Google I/O, now with a new dark theme and improved usability.
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SINGAPORE (May 6): Despite improvements to combating cybercrime and threats, IT security professionals are still struggling to fully protect their organisation against breaches with 61% claiming to ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The new regulations on vehicle window tints will be announced early next month, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar.
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NEW YORK, April 30 — Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six US cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): The new regulations on vehicle window tints will be announced early next month, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The new regulations on vehicle window tints will be announced early next month, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar.
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Grab Philippines has updated policies to curb unreasonable cancellations, including the implementation of cancellation fees for passengers.
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LONDON: Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s largest auto manufacturer, said today it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data.
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LONDON: Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data.
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Singapore-based telecommunications company Singtel and Indonesian ride-hailing company Go-Jek have announced a collaboration that would offer benefits to their respective customers and driver partners...
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China is building its first site to test autonomous cars under highway conditions amid a global shift toward technologically advanced and self-driving vehicles.
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Despite all ride-hailing drivers needing a public service vehicle (PSV) licence by July 12 in order to continue business, it seems response to obtaining the necessary requirements is still soft, at le...
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ON APRIL 16, Unilever announced a strategic investment in TheLorry, an on-demand platform which connects professional delivery drivers to customers.
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A lawsuit filed by three Philadelphia drivers could pose an existential threat to Uber, the tech giant reported in documents prepared in advance of it becoming a publicly traded company.
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PETALING JAYA: As the deadline for the special eHailing licence nears, two associations have claimed that stringent checks on their drivers were already being carried out.
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Ride-hailing service providers are reiterating the point that major service issues could arise when new regulations are enforced come mid-July. The government has imposed a July 12 deadline for all...
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PETALING JAYA: The eHailing industry may be hit with a shortage of drivers after the July deadline to comply with the new regulations as these companies foresee between 20% and 50% of their drivers qu...
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PETALING JAYA: The eHailing industry may be hit with a shortage of drivers after the July deadline to comply with the new regulations as these companies foresee between 20% and 50% of their drivers quitting.
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LONDON: Drivers of older and more polluting cars, vans and motorbikes will have to pay 12.50 pounds (RM67) to enter the centerre of London from today in a bid by the city’s mayor to improve air qual...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — Drivers with Riding Pink are already abandoning the e-hailing service ahead of the July 12 deadline for them to get public service vehicle (PSV) licences, the firm asserted.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Simpang Ampat Interchange at Km217 on the North-South Expressway will be temporarily closed on Sunday (April 7) between 2pm and 4pm for the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) which will be h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — The Simpang Ampat Interchange at KM217 on the North-South Expressway will be temporarily closed on Sunday (April 7) between 2pm and 4pm for the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) wh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Drivers of e-hailing services urged the government to extend the July 12 deadline for them to obtain the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence, saying many among them will not...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Drivers or potential drivers of e-hailing service who meet the conditions of Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence can register with driving institutes or e-Hailing Operator (e...
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The Malaysian Land Transport Department (JPJ) has just announced that drivers or those intending to drive for ride-sharing providers are required to register for a Vocational License (PSV) beginning 1...
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PETALING JAYA: E-hailing drivers applying for the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence will need to undergo six hours of training after registering for the licence come April 1, says the Road Transpor...
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Is Grab Malaysia's new cancellation policy driving you crazy? Time to check out the competition.
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Call what you want about the Hyundai Tucson but sporty is the last adjective you’d use to describe this family-oriented SUV.
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SINGAPORE, March 20 — The ride-hailing market here is about to heat up again, with Vietnamese firm FastGo to launch in Singapore next month as part of its expansion plan in South-east Asia.
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A researcher at Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology showing an application 'Watch Out' that alerts a distracted smartphone user.
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PETALING JAYA: Grab Malaysia will start charging a fee on passengers who cancel or who are late to their ride after a certain allowed amount of time starting from March 25.
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LETTER | I read with dismay news reports that only 11,000 of the 250,000 taxi and e-hailing drivers nationwide have contributed to Socso since November last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Drivers are at fault in 85% of all road accidents, according to Works Minister Baru Bian.
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GOJEK has partnered with Doctor Anywhere - a Singapore-based on-demand video consultation platform that connects users to certified doctors - to provide its driver-partners with convenient access to o...
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With so many disruptive technologies being introduced in the market, it pays to get ahead of the trend in any way you can.
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At Mercedes-Benz’s booth at the 2019 Mobile World Congress, they showcase the all-new CLA with a twist – it plays Mario Kart.
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Around 2,100 taxis operating at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) are set to be equipped with in-car Smart AI monitoring equipment by the e...
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At the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, BMW is showcasing the BMW Natural Interaction, a new system that merges advanced voice command technology with gesture control and gaze control to re...
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SEPANG: Over 2,000 taxis operating at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2), will be equipped with SMART AI equipment by end of the year, in a ...
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SPEAKING at the opening of leading Malaysian co-working space player, Common Ground’s latest location in Penang, Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow shared that the state will be the co-host to the ...
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PETALING JAYA: Drivers can now pay toll using the Touch 'N Go eWallet at two more highways, the Kemuning–Shah Alam Highway (LKSA) and Smart Tunnel.
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Drivers can pay toll with the credit on their Touch 'N Go eWallet connected to a TNG card, on the DUKE, LKSA and Smart Tunnel highways.
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Drivers caught using their cars to work for illegal ride-hailing apps such as Uber should have their vehicles seized the moment they are charged, the transport sector representative in Hong Kong’s legislature proposed on Monday.
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FEBRUARY 8 — The recent announcement by the Minister of Transport to do away with discounts for fines imposed on traffic offenders is indeed overdue.
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SINGAPORE: Twenty-five drivers including Malaysians lured by online advertisements to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore were arrested in 2018, according to Singapore Custom today.
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Twenty-five drivers including Malaysians lured by online advertisements to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore were arrested in 2018, according to Singapore Customs today.
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SINGAPORE, Feb 7 — S$400 (RM1,200) to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes from Malaysia into Singapore.
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SINGAPORE: Drivers of foreign cars entering Singapore with outstanding fines for traffic, parking or vehicular emissions offences may be denied entry from Apr 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): Drivers’ reckless attitude continued to be the contributing factor on traffic congestion and accidents on the expressways, and not the discounted toll rates, said Works Minist...
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EAZICAR is looking to raise RM 300,000 to help transform e-hailing in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): Drivers providing e-hailing services are prohibited from waiting or scouting for passengers offline at any given place, including airports, said the Road Transport Department (JP...
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PUTRAJAYA : Drivers in the e-hailing service business are prohibited from waiting or looking for passengers while plying their trade at all places including airports, the Road Transport Department (RT...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Drivers in the e-hailing service business are prohibited from waiting or looking for passengers while plying their trade at all places including airports, the Road Transport Department (JPJ) said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): Drivers providing e-hailing services are prohibited from waiting or scouting for passengers offline at any given place, including airports, said the Road Transport Department (JP...