TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Uber and CDG merge private-hire and taxi fleets in new app

UberFLASH can be subjected to surge pricing.

ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd (CDG) and Uber Technologies launched an application for their new ride-hailing service, UberFLASH, today.

According to a press release, the combined fleet of private-hire cars and taxis are available on the app.

The upfront fares of the ride will be shown upon booking, however, they may be subject to dynamic pricing when "demand is high."

Singapore Business Review previously reported that CDG and Uber entered a joint venture deal which combined the companies' fleet.

Uber's Lion City Holdings has a 14,000-strong fleet, whilst CDG has taxis of over 10,182. 

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