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Singapore F1 accelerates to the finish line
AS it gets closer to Sept 20, excitement escalates to a fevered pitch for the titular Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019 held at the specially built...
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Riders not the sole cause of motorcycle accidents
I REFER to the letter “Motorcycles and road safety” by George Thomas (The Star, Sept 3).
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Thailand to legalise ride-hailing services by early 2020
As part of the approval, ride-hailing firms in Thailand must verify the identities of drivers and operate a 24-hour complaint centre.
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KLIA, klia2 passengers advised to be at airport four hours prior departure during long weekend period
SEPANG (Aug 30): Passengers travelling through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 are advised to arrive four hours prior to departure and perform online check-in as Malaysia Airports ...
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kiplePark makes parking frictionless with Malaysia’s first licence plate recognition system
DRIVERS entering the parking lot of the Bukit Jalil City building in Kuala Lumpur are in for a rather unusual experience.
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Arrive 4 hours early to catch flights this weekend, passengers advised
SEPANG: Passengers travelling through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia 2 are advised to arrive four hours prior to departure and perform online check-in this weekend.
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KLIA, klia2 passengers advised to arrive four hours prior to departure during coming weekends
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) expects a higher than usual daily passenger traffic of about 160,000 people during this holiday period.
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KLIA, klia2 passengers advised to be at airport four hours prior to departure during long weekend
Malaysia Airports said their 1,000 volunteer staff who had been deployed following the network failure at the airport since Aug 21 will remain in force throughout this super peak travel period.
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KLIA, KLIA2 passengers advised to be at airport four hours prior to departure during long weekend period
SEPANG, Aug 29 — Passengers travelling through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 are advised to arrive four hours prior to departure and perform online check-in as Malaysia Airport...
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Porsche Reveals Interior Of The Taycan
Porsche has finally revealed the interior of the Taycan, its upcoming all-electric sports car which is slated to make its global debut next month.
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Tesla drivers can soon stream Netflix and YouTube at the wheel
Drivers of Tesla cars will soon be able to recline in their seats and watch YouTube and Netflix on the vehicle's multimedia display.
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Mercedes-Benz owners in Germany enjoy in-car delivery service
STUTTGART: Having online orders delivered directly to parked cars?
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Trapo introduces bacteria-killing Mark II car mats
PETALING JAYA: Local custom car mat-maker, Trapo Asia, has launched its latest Mark II range for the Southeast Asian region that now has the ability to kill 99.9% of bacteria on its surface.
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Grab Daily Insurance for drivers – as low as RM1/day
In a bid to assist its drivers in complying with new ride-hailing regulations, Grab has introduced its Grab Daily Insurance (GDI) – a usage-based motor insurance and takaful created in partnership w...
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Grab, NTUC Income launch microinsurance plan for drivers in Singapore
Grab insurance arm GrabInsure and NTUC Income, a social enterprise of the National Trades Union Congress, unveiled a microinsurance product to provide Grab driver-partners with critical illness protec...
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E-hailing drivers urge govt to set fares
PETALING JAYA: E-hailing drivers have urged the government to intervene in regulating the fares, adding that it is necessary in order to ensure fairness among the players.
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Foil wrap your car for a head-turning fancy finish
BERLIN: Drivers who want to update the appearance of their cars do not have a whole load of options.
Drivers | BERLIN | Figures | RAL | Germany | US | RM16 | 500 | RM10 | 300 | US$4 | 000 | US$2 | 500 | 2019
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The Corvette gets radical makeover as stick shift makes way for touchscreen
DETROIT: Why would General Motors Co. get rid of the manual stick shift in the much-anticipated overhaul of the iconic Corvette?
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E-hailing drivers cannot solicit for passengers at Labuan, Sabah airports
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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‘Follow new rules at KK airport’
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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JPJ: Stern action if e-hailing drivers wait at KK international airport
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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Expect fewer drivers and higher fares, warns Grab
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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Grab warns of possible increase in fares with new regulations in Malaysia
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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Grab warns of increase in fares with new regulation
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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Uber drivers say central London levy puts them out of business
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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Loke: No plans yet to regulate e-hailing fares
PETALING JAYA: There are no plans yet to regulate the fares of e-hailing rides, says Anthony Loke.
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How Scopely turns TV hits into videogame gold
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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Renault unveils new Captur
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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ICYMI #115: Mate 20 Pro Moon Mode, Full Refund for Huawei devices, No toll during off-peak and more!
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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Daihatsu Malaysia introduces business fleet programme
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 hosts new city Rainforest music festival next month
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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Taxi and Grab drivers urged to sign up for Socso
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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Isuzu Malaysia launches new Elf and Forward trucks
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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The best way to boost electric cars in China
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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BMW Unleashes First Ever M8, 4 Variants With Up To 625 hp
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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Check out how Jaguar Land Rover’s new “sensory steering wheel” works!
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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35 deaths, 14,183 summonses in first two days of OP Selamat 15/2019
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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35 deaths, 14,183 summonses in first two days of Op Selamat 15/2019
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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Why cabbies can’t settle debts to taxi firms
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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Thailand pulls out all stops to nurture startups
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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Drivers use GPS spoofing, fake apps to defraud Grab, says ride-sharing firm
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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Ride-hailing firms, drivers can now conduct public service vehicle courses online, says transport minister
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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Why you should be paying attention to your engine's rev counter
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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Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, US labour agency says
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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Heading to Johor? 5 changes that could affect your travel
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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Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse
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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Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US
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 Updates Android Auto With Dark Theme
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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61% of IT professionals have experienced a serious data breach: McAfee
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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New rules on window tints to be announced next month: Kamarudin
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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Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO
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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New rules on car window tints to be announced next month — Kamarudin
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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Kamarudin: New rules on window tints to be announced next month
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 updates policy, implements cancellation fee
Grab Philippines has updated policies to curb unreasonable cancellations, including the implementation of cancellation fees for passengers.
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Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency
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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Britain's largest auto maker to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency
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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Go-Jek, Singtel join forces for customer benefits
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 builds site to test autonomous cars in highway conditions
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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Low response to mandatory inspection for ride-hailing vehicles – only 35 vehicles tested as of April 10
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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Unilever invests in on-demand logistics platform TheLorry
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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Philadelphia drivers’ lawsuit a risk to Uber as tech giant prepares to go public
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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Two associations vetting their drivers as deadline for eHailing licence nears
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 services expect a driver shortage in July
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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eHailing industry may face driver shortage
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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eHailing may face driver shortage
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's ultra low emissions levy on older vehicles kicks in
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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E-hailing firms say fast losing drivers shunning PSV requirement
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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Simpang Ampat interchange to be temporarily closed for Le Tour de Langkawi
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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Simpang Ampat Interchange temporarily closed this Sunday for Le Tour de Langkawi
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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E-hailing firms: Short licence deadline could cause driver shortage, fee hikes
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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Registration licence for e-hailing drivers starts on April 1 — RTD
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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E-hailing drivers can register for PSV license starting next week
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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E-hailing drivers to undergo 6-hour training to apply for PSV licence
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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Fed up with Grab? Here are five alternative ride-hailing apps
Is Grab Malaysia's new cancellation policy driving you crazy? Time to check out the competition.
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Hyundai Tucson gets N Line treatment, extra spicy Kimchi
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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Vietnam’s FastGo revs into Singapore’s ride-hailing market
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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South Korea radar and thermal camera system warns ‘smartphone zombies’ of traffic
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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Grab Malaysia to charge RM3 to RM5 cancellation fee from March 25
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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Socso contributions - Attitude of cab/e-hailing drivers appalling
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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Drivers responsible for 85% of accidents: Works Minister
KUALA LUMPUR: Drivers are at fault in 85% of all road accidents, according to Works Minister Baru Bian.
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Gojek partners Doctor Anywhere to offer medical teleconsultation service to its drivers
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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Volvo Cars Invests In Ride Sharing For Kids
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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You Can Play Mario Kart In This All-New Mercedes-Benz CLA
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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Smart AI in-car monitoring system to be fitted to KLIA, KLIA2 taxis to improve quality of service and safety
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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Next Generation Of BMW Models Will Respond To You Just Like Ironman's Jarvis
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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KLIA taxis to offer better service with SMART AI applicaton
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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Engineering powerhouse Penang flatters to deceive in digital economy
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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Two more highways added to TNG eWallet’s toll payment service
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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Two more highways added to TNG eWallet’s toll payment service
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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Illegal Uber drivers should lose their cars the minute they are charged says HK lawmaker
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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Treat traffic offenders as ‘criminals’ — Narinder Pal Singh
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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M’sians among drivers lured by online ads to smuggle ciggies into S’pore
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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M’sians among drivers lured by online ads to smuggle ciggies into S’pore
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 Customs: 25 drivers lured by online ads caught smuggling cigarettes in 2018
SINGAPORE, Feb 7 — S$400 (RM1,200) to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes from Malaysia into Singapore.
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Foreign vehicles with outstanding fines may be denied entry into Singapore
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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Baru Bian: Drivers' bad attitude contributes to accidents, congestion on expressways
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 seeks to raise RM300,000 via equity crowdfunding
EAZICAR is looking to raise RM 300,000 to help transform e-hailing in Malaysia.
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JPJ: e-hailing drivers prohibited from soliciting passengers offline
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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E-hailing drivers must follow rules, no waiting, random passenger pick-ups
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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JPJ: No waiting, random passenger pick-ups for e-hailing drivers
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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