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Mobile app GrabTaxi is now Grab


 Mobile app for taxi and car booking GrabTaxi renames and is now simply called Grab. Grab announces this latest news at it happens in Singapore today. This is a developing story. Will update. UPDATE: GrabTaxi, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform, rebrands to Grab today. The new Grab encompasses all the company’s services: taxis (GrabTaxi), private car services (GrabCar), motorcycle taxis (GrabBike), social carpooling (GrabHitch) and last mile delivery (GrabExpress), under one umbrella brand.   Rebrand signifies Grab’s market dominance in Southeast Asia   Since launching in 2012, Grab has evolved from a humble taxi-booking app to Southeast Asia’s largest land […]


GrabTaxi spreads holiday cheer to passengers in Makati CBD and BGC


 With only 9 days left before Christmas and GrabTaxi gave away holiday cheer from 11 in the morning to 2 on the afternoon yesterday. The leading ride-sharing mobile app company in the Philippines sent out 200 puto bumbongs, a local sweet delicacy especially made during Christmas season, for free to GrabTaxi users who booked through the special GrabPasko icon that was specially made for the event. Lucky passengers in Makati CBD and BGC were treated to the Filipino holiday delicacy delivered by GrabTaxi and GrabExpress drivers. “We wanted to spread the holiday spirit and give our passengers small tokens as […]


GrabTaxi, Ola, Didi, and Lyft join forces for better ride share transport worldwide


 The formidable team was born and the pact was sealed as GrabTaxi, Ola, Didi Kuaidi, and Lyft inked a worldwide partnership to lead into the ride sharing business and get ahead of their best competitor, Uber. Sounds like this only happens in the movies but the pride of lions is definitely coming out of the jungle from India, China, US, and Southeast Asia and make a killing with their strategic global partnership, as announced last December 4. These four companies will roll out their partnership by the first quarter of 2016 and this is one heck of a team to beat and […]


Same day pick-up and delivery courier GrabExpress service available on GrabTaxi app


 After testing the beta version for the past few months, GrabExpress is now ready to pick-up and deliver items for only PhP 80. GrabExpress is a courier service available on GrabTaxi app which expanded its features to offer more quality services to all users. With GrabExpress anyone who downloaded and installed the GrabTaxi app can now send documents, parcels, gifts, and more to their loved ones in select areas in Metro Manila. Customers of GrabExpress can send packages that are less than 5kgs with dimensions not exceeding 28x32x12cm*. GrabExpress is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 8AM to 8PM in Alabang, Makati, […]


GrabCar September 2015 promo code


 UPDATE: Use TEACH4PH when you book GrabCar and get P50 off from your GrabCar fare beginning on September 7, 2015 up to January 31, 2016. TEACH4PH is an advocacy wherein GrabTaxi Philippines donates P10, for each GrabCar booking made, to Teach for the Philippines. Let’s support this worthy cause to provide Filipino children inclusive, relevant, and excellent education. Now for other related news. Have you installed the latest GrabTaxi 3.0 version? What do you guys think of the latest UI of the redesigned V3.0 app? Have something to add to this story?  Share it in the comments. Viewed 80857 times by 11637 […]

RIDES MADE AWESOME. GrabTaxi makes rides more awesome with GrabCar.

GrabTaxi makes rides more awesome with GrabCar


 When GrabTaxi Philippines app was launched on June 2013, we were one of the first social media bloggers who witnessed the first appearance of GrabTaxi App on mobile devices. GrabTaxi is the MyTeksi in Malaysia, the first in ASEAN to use smartphone to smartphone cloud-based technologies for taxi booking and dispatch which was founded and started by businessman Anthony Tan in Malaysia with co-founder Tan Hooi Ling. Anthony‘s vision does not stop in Malaysia as he plans to revolutionize the taxi industry in other countries as well.  Together with two of his Filipino partners, they decided to put up the regional expansion to introduce the concept in the Philippines and giving it […]